Minnesota Historical Society field trip grants
The Minnesota Historical Society offers multiple scholarships, grants and subsidies to support schools’ admission and transportation costs to visit historical sites.
Dahlberg Scholarships offer financial assistance for admission and the Legacy Field Trip Support Fund helps offset transportation for schools with 25 percent or more students enrolled in the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program.
MacMillan Field Trip Grants Program to help offset transportation and lodging costs to schools in Greater Minnesota.
The McKnight Foundation Scholarship offers financial assistance to offset transportation costs and provides free admission to Mill City Museum for metro-area public schools. Limited to visits in January, February and March.
Funds for all of these grants are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on available funding and how to apply, go to education.mnhs.org/subsidies.
Financial literacy grants available
United Educators Foundation will provide up to a $500 grant to teachers, departments or schools to support financial literacy efforts with their students. Submitted applications should support instruction of content related to budgeting; credit; money management; economics; saving and investing; or other personal finance topics. Applications for grants must be postmarked by Dec. 13. Go to www.uecu.coop/about/united-educators-foundation.html for more information on the grants and how to apply.
United Educators scholarships
United Educators Foundation will grant one $2,000 Educator Award for educators who wish to attend an accredited institution for professional development, one $1,500 Education Major Award for current college students studying education and three $1,000 Student Awards to high school students who are members or dependents of United Educators Credit Union members and plan on attending college in the fall of 2020. The deadline for these awards is Feb. 7. Application requirements and instructions on how to apply are available at www.uecu.coop/about/united-educators-foundation.html.