MCOE's Head Start Program offers student and parent scholarships.  

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Head Start Program Offers Scholarships

For Immediate Release

Date:        April 13, 2015

Contacts:  Barry Brown / Communications and Public Relations Officer (831) 784-4245
                Lucie Alonso / Head Start Administrative Assistant (831) 755-0348

Monterey County Office of Education’s Head Start & Early Head Start Programs Offer Scholarships


Salinas, CA – The Monterey County Office of Education Head Start & Early Head Start Parent Policy Council is pleased to announce the availability of three (3) scholarships: one for parents, and two for students.

The parent scholarship is offered to parents of children currently enrolled in the Head Start & Early Head Start Program (EHS), who wish to begin or continue their educational career. 

Parent applications are available in both English and Spanish at the Monterey County Office of Education’s website: http://montereycoe.org/programs-services/head-start/parent-resources-links/index

The two student scholarships are offered to students who were previously enrolled in the Head Start Program, and are currently attending college, or are high school seniors planning to attend college after graduation from high school. One scholarship is in the amount of $500.00. The second scholarship is in the amount of $250.00.  Applicants must submit proof of Head Start participation.

Applications for student scholarships are available through high school counselors, or the Monterey County Office of Education’s website: http://montereycoe.org/programs-services/head-start/parent-resources-links/index.

The deadline for all application submissions is May 15, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.

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