Take Stock in Children scholarship applications are now avail-able in Monroe County middle and high schools.
Eligible Take Stock students sign a contract promising to earn passing grades each grading period, maintain good attendance and behavior, attend college/career readiness workshops, meet weekly with their mentor, and remain crime and drug free. Upon successful completion of the Take Stock in Children program, high school graduates receive access to a Florida Prepaid tuition scholarship.
More than 700 scholarships have been granted to Monroe County students since 2000, and more than 70% of those students have earned a college degree or career certificate. Applications for the current year must be submitted Friday, Sept. 13. Applications and required documents may be returned to the front office of each middle or high school or mailed to Take Stock in Children, PO Box 2561, Key West, FL 33045