The scholarship year begins on January 1st and ends on December 31st of the same year. Even though families may apply for scholarships at any time throughout the year, programs, classes, and events using scholarship funds must have “start dates” during the current qualifying scholarship year.
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Scholarship eligibility is determined by the review and approval of one of two completed forms: the lunch letter application or the traditional application. These forms can be found on the main scholarship page here. The application can be submitted directly from the web form.
Any resident of Johnson County is eligible to apply for a JCPRD scholarship. No one from outside of JCPRD is eligible to apply.
Subject to available funds, scholarship eligibility is determined in the following manner:
If you and your family qualify for the Recreation Scholarship Program your award is $100 for each member in the family. An annual “family aggregate” amount equal to $100.00 per person per qualifying family may be used toward fee payments for any District class, program, or event subject to the restrictions shown below. A $5.00 co-payment will apply for each participant in each class, program, or event. The “start date” for each class, program or event must fall within the approved scholarship year. Unused balances will not be carried forward into a new scholarship year.
The following programs are not eligible:
Scholarship participants or registrants may register by mail, phone, fax, or in person. Web pre-registrations are not eligible for this program due to the advance payment requirement on the website. Phone-in registrations and walk-ins are accepted between the hours of 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Please let the Registration Office know you are using your Scholarship allocation.
A foster child residing in Johnson County is automatically eligible for a calendar year scholarship of $100. Please note “foster child-NAME” when filling out the lunch letter application. The rest of the family’s (if desired) eligibility will be determined by the standard guidelines.