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 Since 1997, Take Stock in Children Pasco County has been with the Pasco Education Foundation and partnered with Pasco County Schools to provide a unique opportunity for deserving low-income youth/students, many from minority families, to escape the cycle of poverty through education. We offer our students college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors and hope for a better life. Our comprehensive services start in middle school, continue through high school and include their transition into college.

Scholarship Applications Now Available!!!

Please note! Application is for current 8th and 9th grade students attending Pasco County Schools
Please review the income eligibility and other requirements thoroughly prior to starting the application here.

Apply here: Applications are now being accepted through April 1, 2020.

A Take Stock in Children Pasco scholarship recipient receives:

A Scholarship – A tuition-only Florida Prepaid College Scholarship, which can be used at any public university, college, or vocational/technical school in the state of Florida approved by Florida Prepaid.

A Mentor – A volunteer mentor who will meet with you weekly at school, with cooperation from the school and parent(s), to assist and encourage you to achieve your full potential.

A College Readiness Coach – A Take Stock in Children staff member will help the scholarship recipient design a college success plan and guide him/her through middle and high school transition and into college.

You and your child/applicant will both need to complete certain fields, so you will both need to participate in completing the form.

For questions or to request a Spanish application, please contact