Pre-K scholarship deadline looms

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The deadline is Monday for families who want to apply for help paying for the state’s pilot program for pre-K.

On My Way pre-K scholarship program will give scholarships to families in need. If you have a child who will be five by August 1, qualify for low-income assistance and would like a free pre-K education you may enroll for the program. However, space is limited.

In the event that more applications are received than scholarships, awards will be made through a random lottery. The lottery will be held on or around Dec. 17. Families will be notified if they receive a scholarship.

To sign up for the scholarship program click here or call 317.545.5281 or 866.287.2420 ext. 129.

The city of Indianapolis also has a new program to help pay for pre-K, details about how to sign up have yet to be released. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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