Field Trip


Full and partial scholarships are available for qualifying schools.

Field Trip Scholarships

The Henry Ford is pleased to offer scholarships thanks to the generous support of: 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.

Scholarships are available to educators whose school district (public, parochial or independent) has at least 30% of students receiving free or reduced lunches.

Admission scholarships cover admission costs for students and group leaders to visit Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation or Greenfield Village.

Transportation reimbursement scholarships help cover the costs 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.

Application Priorities

Please carefully read the application steps, FAQs and documents before submitting your application. Incomplete applications may delay your approval. Applications will be prioritized based on whether the applicant has applied before and the 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

How to Apply:

Submit the following via the web form or email.


Scholarship FAQs

Review scholarship FAQs before submitting your application.

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Complete Your Application

To apply, fill in and submit the application form.



Signed Letter of Support

Submit a signed letter of support from your principal communicating curriculum ties, including an email address, to

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Our Generous Donors

The Henry Ford Community Investor Level Corporate Members: Barton Malow Company, BorgWarner Inc., Dresner Foundation, and Gordon Food Services.

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