Uniting our community in support of quality public education since 1986.

Statistics

  • Students in grades 6th - 10th may be nominated for a Take Stock in Children Scholarship. If selected, they will earn a Florida Prepaid Scholarship by fulfilling a contractual obligation to attend school regularly, maintain at least a "C" in all classes, study for tests, complete homework assignments and remain crime and drug free.
  • To be eligible for a TSIC Scholarship students must be on their school's approved free/reduced lunch list.
  • Approximately $15 million has been contributed to the program.
  • There are approximately 40,000 students in Pinellas County who are eligible for TSIC Scholarships.
  • TSIC contributions go into the student’s tuition only Florida Prepaid College Scholarship plan for upt to 4 years of college tuition support.
  • TSIC contributions will be matched with Education Foundation funds, thereby doubling a sponsor’s investment.
  • In 1992, the program was started with ten students at Tarpon Springs High School. Thanks to the generous support of this community, there are now over 4,000 students that have participated in the Pinellas TSIC program.
  • TSIC has maintained a 96% retention rate in having students successfully stay on track through high school graduation.
  • Caring sponsors have also provided scholarships for more than 1,200 TSIC high school graduates who are achieving success in their careers and at area colleges and universities.
  • TSIC is statewide program that helps thousands of students throughout Florida.