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College Scholarship Opportunity for 9th Grade Students
 

TSIC Scholarships are awarded to Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie County  public school students in ninth grade who meet federal poverty guidelines as proven by family financial documents. Students are expected to maintain good grades, behavior and attendance, remain drug and crime free, and graduate from high school. Parents must agree to support the educational goals of the student, allow students to meet with a volunteer mentor, and maintain good communication with the TSIC staff. More Information

The application period for the Take Stock in Children Program for the 2020-2021 school year is November 1, 2020 until January 8, 2021.   

INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES - Effective from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

Household Size Annually Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly
1 $23,606 $1,968 $984 $908 $454
2 $31,894 $2,658 $1,329 $1,227 $614
3 $40,182 $3,349 $1,675 $1,546 $773
4 $48,470 $4,040 $2,020 $1,865 $933
5 $56,758 $4,730 $2,365 $2,183 $1,092
6 $65,046 $5,421 $2,711 $2,502 $1,251
7 $73,334 $6,112 $3,056 $2,821 $1,411
8 $81,622 $6,802 $3,401 $3,140 $1,570
for each additional family member, add  +$8,288 +$691 +$346 +$319 +$160

                                                Income guidelines provided by USDA.gov                                   

Please have the following documents available when beginning the application:

  • 2019 1040 Tax Return (pages 1 & 2 - must show student as dependent)
  • Student Social Security Number (SSN) Card
  • 2020-2021 Report Card showing grades for 1st quarter or 1st semester
If you are unable to locate your taxes, go to https://www.irs.gov/ and “Get Your Tax Record.”  DO NOT UPLOAD the following documents as they will not be accepted: Employer provided W-2 forms, check stubs, and/or bank statements.
 
If you have questions about the application or do not file taxes, contact Betty Saffioti at 772-462-7252 or bsaffiot@irsc.edu.
 

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