Scholarship Program for Educators

Want to attend EDspaces but don’t have the budget? Apply for a Scholarship to attend.

The EDspaces Scholarship Application for 2024 is NOW OPEN FOR EDUCATORS! Click the button below and fill in the form completely to submit your application for a 2024 Scholarship. Learn more about EDspaces and the benefits that the Scholarship program offers below. If you have any questions, please contact

Applying for a scholarship automatically qualifies you for the Smart Saver Registration Rate if  you are an eligible scholarship recipient based on the requirements below. If you’re not awarded a scholarship, you still receive an incredible rate to participate.

The EDspaces Standard Scholarship*:

  • One full conference registration including:
    • An exclusive scholarship winner opening Reception on Monday
    • Opening plenary session, featuring an inspiring, visionary keynote
    • More than 50 EDsessions held in professionally designed classrooms that offer first-hand insight into modern approaches to learning
    • Access to the EDmarketplace, showcasing more than 200 relevant new products and services
    • Lunch in the exhibit hall on Tuesday and Wednesday
    • Wednesday’s EDfest All-Industry Party, including two complimentary drink tickets (RSVP required)
    • Numerous networking opportunities
  • Up to three nights’ room and tax at an EDspaces 2024 hotel
  • Membership in the SchoolNetwork through April 30, 2025; SchoolNetwork is a network platform for K12 District Administrators to connect and collaborate nationwide (if applicable)
  • EDmarket individual membership through December 31, 2025 (applies to new members only; not applicable to renewals or company memberships)

*Partial Scholarships are also available and may be awarded. Partial Scholarships cover all items in the standard Scholarship EXCEPT Hotel.

Why apply to attend?

  • Experience how teaching, design, and technology converge and enhance student learning

  • Explore pioneering approaches to planning, designing, and equipping facilities

  • Hear how your peers are navigating change and disruption in the industry

  • Meet the architects, designers, and vendors who will support your next design project

  • Partner with exhibitors and learn about their innovative furniture, fixtures, and equipment

  • Share newfound knowledge with peers

Who may apply?

EDspaces Scholarship Program is open only to employees of educational institutions. Applicants must be employees of PreK-12 schools, community colleges, vocational schools, or colleges/universities with decision making/specifying/recommending roles, such as the following:

  • Superintendent
  • Business/finance officers
  • Facilities managers
  • Purchasing agents/buyers
  • Design, construction, operations, safety/security, technology, and curriculum development staff

Application decisions are based on:

  • Financial need
  • The projected number and value of projects in the pipeline
  • Preference is given to first-time institutions and applicants whose role includes researching, purchasing, and decision-making responsibilities

Terms and Conditions

  • Verification of employment may be required

  • Individuals must apply on their own behalf

  • More than one person from the same institution may apply, but scholarship recipients may be limited to one recipient per facility

  • Application decisions are based on:  financial need; the projected number and value of projects in the pipeline

  • Scholarships are fully transferable to a colleague or another employee at the same institution