FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pasco Education Foundation
“Take Stock in Children scholarship applications are available”
Pasco County, FL – November 30, 2017 — Take Stock in Children, a need-based scholarship program with the Pasco Education Foundation announces the application period for the 2017-18 school year is now open to students currently in 8th grade attending Pasco County Schools. An additional opportunity is open for those with a severe physical disability or chronic illness for those in 8th – 10th grade.
Eligibility requirements and online application are posted on www.takestockpasco.org or www.pascoeducationfoundation.org Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
Take Stock in Children, since 1997 has offered over 650 motivated Pasco County students with a financial need the opportunity to receive a college scholarship. Students are provided a College Readiness Coach, a Mentor along with College& Career Readiness Services. Take Stock in Children has a 96% success with 95% of the students being first generation to attend college.
Take Stock in Children, providing Scholarships, Mentors & Hope is a statewide program with the mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education. To learn more about Take Stock in Children or becoming a mentor or supporter, or visit www.takestockpasco.org