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For Your Field Trip
The Henry Ford is honored to offer scholarships thanks to the generous support of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, PNC Foundation, Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc, Karen Colina Wilson Foundation, The Henry Ford Community Investor corporate members and guests who have donated to The Henry Ford Field Trip Scholarship Fund.
These scholarships are available to schools (public, parochial or independent) in which at least 30% of students receive free or reduced lunches* as outlined in chart below.
Free or Reduced Lunch Program
Admission Cost Coverage
(Free and reduced lunches are based on the Michigan Department of Education–Grants Coordination and School Support School Breakfast and Lunch Information by District and Building as published in the current Michigan Education Directory. A similar source will be used for statistics in other states.)
Types of Scholarships
Admission scholarships cover admission costs for students and group leaders to visit Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation or Greenfield Village.
Transportation scholarships cover transportation costs ($200 per 75 people) for visits to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour or Giant Screen Experience. Recipients of the transportation scholarship will be reimbursed after their field trip has occurred.
The scholarship does not cover costs associated with special on-site programs such as One Room School.
Please carefully read this webpage, FAQs and application documents before submitting your application. Incomplete applications may delay your approval.
Prioritized applications: Applications will be prioritized based on whether applicant has applied before, and strength of curriculum ties.
Priority 1: New applicant, strong curriculum ties
Priority 2: New applicant, weaker curriculum ties
Priority 3: Previous applicant, strong curriculum ties
Priority 4: Previous applicant, weaker curriculum ties
Application Periods: We will have three application periods. Applications will open June 1, 2019. Applications for any period may be submitted beginning June 1, 2019. See deadlines below.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Fall Application Deadline
(for trips in October & November 2019)
Friday, October 18, 2019
1st Winter Application Deadline
(for trips in December 2019, January and February 大运河彩票)
Friday, January 24, 大运河彩票
2nd Winter Application Deadline
(for trips in March and April 大运河彩票)
Friday, February 21, 大运河彩票
Spring Application Deadline - FINAL DEADLINE
(for trips in May, June and July 大运河彩票)
Dedicated funds for Pre-K and Kindergarten students courtesy of the PNC Foundation.
To apply, you must submit the following via email or mail:
Applications and letters of support should be sent via email or mail to:
Scholarships@ Attn: Scholarships The Henry Ford/Call Center 20900 Oakwood Blvd. Dearborn, MI 48124
Faxes are no longer accepted.
Other Scholarship Sources
Arts & Culture Trek Grant Grant Open: August 15, 2018 Grant Close: October 19, 2018 Michigan Youth Arts, on behalf of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, is offering Michigan K-12 schools grants of up to $500 to pay for transportation costs associated with an arts- and culture-related field trip. For more information, click .
Target Field Trip Grant Grant Open: August 1, 2019 Grant Close: October 1, 2019
Target stores award Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Each grant is valued up to $700. For more information, click .
Local ideas Consider seeking funding from your parent-teacher organization, your school’s educational foundation, local community boosters like the Optimists or Lions, or local businesses.
Thank you to our generous donors!
The Henry Ford – Community Investor Level Corporate Members