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Established in Brevard County in 1996, Take Stock in Children is a drop-out prevention, scholarship and mentoring program for deserving, at-risk middle and high school students enrolled in the Brevard Public School system who desire to attend college.
The mission of Take Stock in Children is to passionately promote personal growth, self-responsibility, and academic success for deserving low-income children by providing a unique set of resources including mentors, scholarships, long-term support, student advocacy, and a guaranteed educational opportunity. Upon successful completion of the program and high school, students receive a two-year college scholarship.
Take Stock in Children of Brevard County boasts a 98% graduation rate and a 94% college entrance rate for students who enter the program.
The participation agreement requires the student to:
Maintain a state un-weighted cumulative GPA of 2.5
Consistently exhibit good behavior and attendance
Commit to meet with a mentor for one hour per week
Pass state exams
Attend and participate in Take Stock in Children events
Graduate from a Florida public high school
In return, the student receives a fully funded Florida Pre-paid scholarship for up to 60 credit hours.
For an application click here, or you may contact your student’s guidance counselor for a copy of the application.
For more information about the Take Stock in Children program, please call (321) 633-1000 Ext. 415 or visit www.takestockinchildren.org
December 6, 2014 4:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College - Melbourne Campus