Transportation Scholarships

Cantigny Park offers transportation scholarships.

Schools must apply for the scholarship at least six weeks in advance of the scheduled field trip. Schools will be notified via mail or email of the scholarship. They are to make their own bus arrangements and submit an invoice to Cantigny Park for reimbursement of up to $200. A check will then be mailed to the school.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A teacher or school administrator may apply on behalf of a fourth through twelfth grade class or classes.
  • Schools must be located in the Chicagoland area.
  • Schools must serve a student population comprised of at least 40% who qualify for free or reduced lunch under the National School Lunch Program.
  • Schools may be awarded up to two scholarships per calendar year.

Click here to download the Scholarship application form​. For questions about the Transportation Scholarship, please contact the Educator, Visitor Services Programs at 630.260.8166 or email at

​For general questions regarding field trips, contact the registrar at 630.260.8162 or email

Field Trip Planning Guide:

Download our guide for complete field trip information.