transportation SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Apply for a transportation scholarship with your OSO field trip application. The application period for the 2023-24 school year is now closed.  Find out more about the trip request process.
  • Eligible schools must have at least 50% of students deemed “Socioeconomically Disadvantaged” by the California Department of Education to be considered for this scholarship opportunity. 
  • Arrangements for transportation to and from the OSO program will be the responsibility of the teacher or group leader participating.
  • Buses must be billed to the school or organization applying for assistance.
  • Scholarships will be paid by reimbursement to the school or group.
  • For fall trips, transportation invoices must be received by December. For spring trips, transportation invoices must be received by June. OSO cannot pre-pay for buses.
  • Invoices must include a cover sheet with instructions for payment information sufficient to allow OSO staff to return payment.