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2,000 New K-8th Grade Scholarships Now Available

Sep 28, 2018

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun covers CSFP’s Citywide Application Launch in this article. In total, CSFP will award 2,000 new scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.  

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CSFP Scholarships in The Courier Express

Sep 28, 2018

CSFP scholarships provide access for children across Philadelphia to safe, quality K-8th grade schools. The Courier Express shares how families can apply to our random lottery for a chance to win a scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. 

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Citywide Application Launch: Six Different Locations, One Simple Mission

Sep 27, 2018

CSFP officially opened applications to our random scholarship lottery for the 2019-2020 school year on September 22, 2018. The CSFP team and Parent Ambassadors (PAs) traveled to six different recreation centers across the city to meet with Philadelphia families and help them apply to the lottery for 2,000 new scholarships. Hundreds of families joined us…

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Heather Weiss Frattone and PA Selena Brown Discuss 2018 App Launch on NBC10

Sep 11, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) Executive Director Heather Weiss Frattone and Parent Ambassador Selena Brown spread the word about CSFP’s scholarships and Citywide Application Launch on NBC10 Philadelphia. Host Rosemary Connors chatted with Selena about the supportive family environment at her daughter’s school, St. Martin de Porres, and asked Heather to highlight important details of this year’s Application Launch.

For more information about our September 22nd Citywide Application Launch, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/311947046227670/

Applications for School Year 2019-2020 scholarships are open from September 22, 2018 through March 1, 2019; our priority deadline is November 15, 2018.  Apply here: https://www.csfphiladelphia.org/scholarships/apply/

 

 

 

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CSFP and GPS will host the Philly K-8 School Fair on October 27th

Aug 29, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and GreatPhillySchools are teaming up again to host the 3rd-annual Philly K-8 School Fair on Saturday, October 27, from 10am-1pm at Girard College. This cross-sector School Fair will showcase public district, public charter, and private elementary and middle schools in the Philadelphia area. Over 100 schools will table the event, in addition to representatives from…

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Citywide Application Launch opens CSFP scholarship lottery on September 22nd

Aug 28, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia is thrilled to announce that applications to our random lottery for K-8th grade scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Saturday, September 22, 2018!   To kick off application season, we invite you to join us at our Citywide Application Launch. To spread the word about our need-based, K-8th…

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CSFP Focuses on Outreach and Access with Two Fall Events

Aug 24, 2018

Throughout the fall, CSFP will spend time in communities throughout the city providing resources and support to help families make the best decision about their children’s K-8th grade education. We will host two important events: Citywide Application Launch September 22nd, 11AM-2PM CSFP will host a citywide event to celebrate the opening of our random lottery*…

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CSFP Trains 45 Parent Ambassadors for this School Year

Aug 13, 2018

Now in our third year of the Parent Ambassador (PA) program, CSFP will work with 45 parents of children in our program to build community this school year. PAs help CSFP spread the word about our scholarships, liaise with school administrators, and work to ensure that CSFP families get the most out of their scholarships….

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CSFP Families Take a Trip to the Adventure Aquarium

Aug 10, 2018

More than 400 CSFP students and family members joined CSFP for our annual trip to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden on August 1. CSFP scholarship recipients and their families learned about sharks, hippos, and other marine life at this one-day event, made possible through CSFP’s partnership with local cultural access program, Art-Reach. CSFP provides trips…

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CSFP Students Continue Learning Through the Summer

Aug 1, 2018

In July, 27 CSFP students, entering 8th and 9th grades, joined CSFP and local teachers at the Honickman Learning Center for a summer tutorial focusing on math, writing, and computer programming. This six-session tutorial featured individualized instruction, small group projects, and independent learning activities focused on the three core subject areas. CSFP began this summertime…

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