​​To help ensure all Barry County children
have a great start in life. ​​

The Great Start Collaborative Early Childhood Education Fund Committee would like to announce that applications for scholarships are available for families who have children who plan on attending a high-quality 4 year old preschool program in Barry County during the 2015-2016 school year. Three scholarships of $500 each will be available. Family income must fall between 250% and 350% of poverty level. (For a family of 4, the income could be between $60,626 and $83,476.) Applications are available online at greatstartbarry.org, at Barry ISD - 535 W. Woodlawn Ave. Hastings, or by calling 269-945-9545 ext. 163.