Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) College Reach-Out Program (CROP) is accepting applications. The PHSC CROP is a state-sponsored educational program established by the legislature to increase the number of low income educationally disadvantaged students in grades 6-12 who, upon high school graduation, are admitted to and successfully complete postsecondary education. This program serves students in both Hernando and Pasco counties.
CROP is a grant program funded by the Department of Education (DOE) through the Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination. PHSC CROP involves academic enrichment, social/behavior workshops, field trips and university residential visits.
CROP welcomes applications from Pasco and Hernando county students in grades 6-12. Additional program criteria includes: students who would benefit from structured motivational programs; prospective first-generation college students; students meeting a minimum of one, preferably two, in each category of the guidelines listed below.
- Academic: Low GPA and FSA scores, dropout prevention, grade retention, expulsions and high absenteeism
- Economic: Reduced or free lunch eligible; wages participant; public assistance recipient
CROP Application can be obtained at equity-services.phsc.edu/programs/pre-collegiate/crop-application. For more information, please contact Ronteryl M. Black at 352-340-4809 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.