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Take Stock in Children is a statewide non-profit mentoring program that provides an opportunity for deserving low-income students with unique family situations to earn a two-year tuition scholarship. The Foundation for Florida Gateway College is the lead agency for the North Central Florida Take Stock in Children Program which serves Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist and Union counties. Scholarships for the local program are to Florida Gateway College.

Students in the program agree to:

  • Stay off drugs
  • Stay crime free
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average
  • Maintain good citizenship both in and out of school
  • Sign a Take Stock in Children agreement
  • Meet with an assigned mentor each week at school
  • Attend and participate in TSIC events, as required

Each student who has honored the Take Stock in Children commitment receives a two-year tuition scholarship to FGC upon high school graduation

Please contact our program office for more information on Take Stock in Children:

Antonia Robinson, Program Specialist
(386) 754-4392
Brenda Hunter, Senior Staff Assistant
(386) 754-4423
Crystal Toler, College Success Coach
(352) 498-0190 ext. 4475
Tiffany Givens, College Success Coach
(386) 754-8080 ext. 188 
Tiara Arline, Collective Impact Coordinator
(386) 755-8080 ext. 258

Visit www.takestockinchildren.org.