Target Field Trip Grants



  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $700.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: Oct 01, 2014

Education professionals who are at least 18 years old and employed by an accredited K-12 public, private or charter school in the United States that maintains a 501(c)(3) or 509(a)(1) tax-exempt status are eligible to apply. Educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of these institutions must be willing to plan and execute a field trip that will provide a demonstrable learning experience for students.

Who Is Not Eligible?

  • Parents
  • Volunteers
  • Childcare centers
  • After-school programs
  • Pre-K groups
  • Any other individuals who do not meet the eligibility criteria listed above


How Are Grant Recipients Selected?

The Target Field Trip Grants program is managed and administered entirely by Scholarship America. Scholarship America will evaluate applications and award grants based on the following criteria: 
  • Applicant's de_script_ion of the field trip and its objectives
  • Benefits to the students, including overall student learning experience, relevance to curriculum and number of students who may benefit from the grant
  • Proposed use of funds
  • Trip to be taken between January 1, 2015 and the end of the 2014-2015 academic year (May/June 2015)
If selected to receive a Target Field Trip Grant, the applicant must provide verification, by the school superintendent, principal or immediate supervisor of the proposed trip and other information listed in the application.

Additional Info:

Need More Information?

E-mail your questions to or call 1-800-537-4180 and ask to speak with the Field Trip Grants program manager. To ensure a timely response, please submit your questions before 12 noon Central Time on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.