We believe that every student deserves access to the programming that exists in our community. That’s why we work to remove financial barriers by providing scholarship grants so Edina Public Schools students can participate in academic, arts and athletic opportunities.
Student participation in Arts, Academic and Athletic programs in our community
Families must demonstrate need by being within 200% of the poverty level for their family size ($50,200 for a family of 4 annually)
Up to $500 per student during each school year and up to $500 per student in the summer.
- Basic needs like clothing and food
- Tutoring support with tutors that are not certified teachers (confirmed on MDE website).
- Support for travel-based learning is only granted in the year travel occurs
- Financial support for gear that is not required for activity participation based on coach or organization recommendations.
Individuals submit applications to Edina Give and Go via www.edinagiveandgo.org
Grant committee confidentially reviews applications
Applicants must also pursue other funding sources like PTO scholarships, district and booster funds for athletic fees, and Community Education scholarship funds
Families are requested to contribute at least 10% of the total requested amount
Funds are not released directly to families. Funds are paid directly to the program where student will participate
PAST GRANT EXAMPLES
Home internet service, Community Education classes, summer Camps/Classes, after school clubs, AP test fees, ACT fees, driver’s education
Instrument rental, music lessons, art camps and classes, after school clubs
Sports fees, equipment costs, clubs and camps