Deadline approaches for Indiana field trip grants
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Educators interested in taking students on field trips to an Indiana state park or reservoir are running out of time to apply for financial help.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says applications for the Discovering the Outdoors Field Trip Grant Program for the coming school year must be postmarked no later than June 30.
The program is for public, private, parochial or home-school educators. Last school year, 18 grants benefited more than 1,400 K-12 students from 16 schools. The grants come from the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation.
Indiana has 24 state parks and eight reservoirs eligible for field trip funding
The grant application is available online at www.in.gov/inrf/educate.html .