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Applications Now Available for 2017 On My Way Pre-K Program


On My Way Pre-K applications are now available for grants to eligible children who will be 4 years old, but not yet 5 years old on August 1, 2017, and will be attending kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year. These grants will be good for pre-K programs starting in August 2017.

In Lake County, to be eligible for a Pre-K grant, families that live in Lake County must:

  • Earn below 127% of the Federal Poverty Level (income chart on paper application)
  • Children must be 4 years old, but not yet 5 years old by August 1, 2017
  • Children will attend kindergarten in the fall of 2018

Applications being accepted through August 31, 2017!

All selectees will be notified via email and US mail. This notification will include documents that the provider they select must complete, to reserve their placement.

Parents must formally select their provider by June 30, 2017 (all required documentation must be submitted by this deadline). Parents should research and choose their provider quickly or call 1-800-299-1627) and can begin their research now. Here is a link to the most recent approved providers: http://childcareindiana.org/pre-k-search.

Any family who received On My Way Pre-K scholarships in 2016-2017 must re-apply and provide updated documentation, but they will receive preferential selection.

For applications and more information, click here

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