A school message was sent out to 8th grade families who receive Free/Reduced lunch about a Take Stock in Children college scholarship.
Your child may be eligible for a wonderful opportunity – a Take Stock in Children College Scholarship. Since 1997, Take Stock in Children, a program with the Pasco Education Foundation and supported by Pasco County Schools has helped students from economically disadvantaged families achieve the goal of going to college. Awarded to Pasco County School’s undergraduates, the student’s progress is monitored through college.
To be considered for this scholarship opportunity (60 credit hour minimum), your child must meet the attached income eligibility requirements, agree to remain crime & drug free, have a minimum 2.5 GPA (or equivalent) with good attendance, and a desire to attend college. Up to two school references are required. A mentor and a college readiness coach will be assigned.
The online application will be available on March 1, 2021, closes on April 15, 2021, and can be found at www.pascoeducationfoundation.org
Review the requirements noted on the website carefully. Income verification will be included with application submission.
Scholarship opportunities available:
• Take Stock in Children – 8th graders only
If any questions, please contact the Take Stock in Children Pasco County office: firstname.lastname@example.org