Financial Assistance

Scholarship rates and bus stipends are available for qualifying Big River Journey participant schools. Scholarship rates reduce the cost per student from $8.93 to $3.93 on Big River Journey field trips. Bus stipends reimburse school's bus costs up to $200.00 per school bus.

To qualify for scholarship rates, schools must have:

  • at least 40% participation in free/reduced lunch program, and/or;
  • student enrollment of students of color at or greater than 40%.
To qualify for bus stipends, schools must have:

  • at least 60% participation in free/reduced lunch program.

For Further Information:

Brian Goodspeed (e-mail) or call (651) 293-8414.

Last updated: June 29, 2016

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111 E. Kellogg Blvd., Suite 105
Saint Paul, MN 55101


(651) 293-0200
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