Big River Journey Financial Assistance

Scholarship and Bus Stipends

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.

Contact Brian Goodspeed by e-mail or call (651) 293-8414 for more information.

Last updated: October 25, 2017

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


(651) 293-0200
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