• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Scholarship Information

Each year scholarships are available for qualifying schools. The funds reduce the cost per student from $8.93 to $3.93 on Big River Journey field trips.

To qualify for scholarship funds, schools must have:

  • at least 50% participation in free/reduced lunch program, and/or;
  • student enrollment of students of color at or greater than 50%.


If interested in receiving scholarship funds, indicate it on the registration form.
Scholarships will be allocated to qualifying schools. Scholarships are not granted until we have received a statement from your school's principal identifying the basis of your eligibility, and you have received back from us a letter confirming your scholarship.

For Further Information:
Brian Goodspeed (e-mail) or call (651) 293-8414.


Did You Know?

A slow and shallow section of Itaska.

At the headwaters of the Mississippi, the average surface speed of the water is 1.2 miles per hour. People typically walk 3 miles per hour.