• Your student may be eligible for a college scholarship!!!!

    If your student is in the 6-9th grade he/she may be eligible to participate in the Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County scholarship and mentoring program. Students accepted into the program are paired with a caring adult mentor who meets with them once a week either virtually or at school. Students will also be assigned a college success coach who will meet with them once a month, virtually or at their school, to monitor their academics. Application deadline is JANUARY 31, 2021. Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.

    Application requirements:
    • Completed application along with supporting documents which include:
      • 2019 tax return or approved substitute
      • Student’s social security card
      •  Copy of previous two year’s grades
    • Interview with the selection committee.
        Program participant requirements:
    • Signed up/receiving free or reduced lunch/meet income eligibility requirements (see back)
    • Meet weekly with their mentor
    • Meet monthly with their TSIC college success coach
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Remain drug and crime free
    • Attend all TSIC events
      If you are interested in receiving an application, please COMPLETE this Interest Coupon.  Application deadline is JANUARY 31, 2021.    

  • *** Applicants will be required to provide proof of financial eligibility. Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.***