Take Stock in Children - Duval County
Each child selected for the TSIC program receives a four-year college tuition or vocational scholarship purchased by the Florida Prepaid Tuition Program. This scholarship is in the form of a 2+2 scholarship, which entitles the student to two years of tuition at a community college and two years at a university. The student will receive his/her scholarship if he/she has fulfilled the terms of the contract he/she signed when enrolling in the program and when he/she has graduated from high school.
Approximately 100 awards offered annually. This number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of applicants in each county.
Take Stock in Children is a comprehensive program that helps low-income children succeed by providing college and vocational scholarships, volunteer mentors, student advocates/case managers, tutoring, early intervention and long-term support, high standards, parental involvement, and community support. If a student moves to another county after being accepted into the TSIC program in his/her original county, he/she will not lose the scholarship; it will be transferred to the student's new county of residence. In order to receive the scholarship, the student must attend a college that will accept a Florida Prepaid Tuition Scholarship. Most Florida and non-Florida colleges are eligible as long as they are not-for-profit and are accredited.
Program information is available on the Take Stock in Children (TSIC) website. To be eligible for participation in the TSIC program, students must be in the sixth through ninth grades, demonstrate fi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.
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