What is a


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a person who is advised, trained, or counseled by a mentor.
The mentee was grateful for their mentor’s guidance.

What is a Take Stock Student?


A Take Stock in Children Mentee is a Student committed to the goal of achieving success in College, Career and Life through scholarships mentors and hope.

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A Take Stock Mentee/Student will receive training and resources to support their academic journey and success. Take Stock in Children is an academically focused mentoring program that will guide the mentee toward successful completion of high school, college enrollment and completion.


A Take Stock Mentee/Student and their family sign a contract promising to achieve academic and personal goals. The contract includes regularly meeting with their volunteer mentor, maintaining good grades, demonstrating good behavior and attendance, remaining drug-free and crime-free, and participating in college success workshops.

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A Take Stock Mentee/Student must submit an application through their local Take Stock affiliate. Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance into the program. The Take Stock program requires students be enrolled in middle or high school and meet economically disadvantaged income eligibility guidelines. Please contact your local Take Stock affiliate for detailed eligibility, application, selection and enrollment guidelines.

Meet Our Take Stock Scholars

A Student Story

Watch the impact Take Stock makes through Scholarships, Mentors and Hope

A Student Story

Watch the impact Take Stock makes through Scholarships, Mentors and Hope

Apply to become a Take Stock Student

If you are interested in becoming a Take Stock Mentee/Student, search for your county and find your local affiliate using the map below.

Application must be requested and submitted through your local Take Stock affiliate office.

Alachua Baker Bay Bradford Brevard Broward Calhoun Charlotte Citrus Clay Collier Columbia DeSoto Dixie Duval Escambia Flagler Franklin Gadsden Gilchrist Glades Gulf Hamilton Hardee Hendry Hernando Highlands Hillsborough Holmes IndianRiver Jackson Jefferson Lafayette Lake Lee Leon Levy Liberty Madison Manatee Marion Martin Miami-Dade Monroe Nassau Okaloosa Okeechobee Orange Osceola PalmBeach Pasco Pinellas Polk Putnam Sttspan>Johns SaintLucie SantaRosa Sarasota Seminole Sumter Suwannee Taylor Union Volusia Wakulla Walton Washington

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