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How To Apply

If you wish to complete and submit an application ONLINE – click on one of these links:

If you wish to PRINT a copy in PDF format and fill it out by hand – click on one of these links:

You must then turn in the application to Families First School Readiness in one of three ways:  1) mail it to 126 Woodlake DR SE, Rochester, MN, 55904, 2) drop it off at the front desk during business hours on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3) drop it in the red drop box outside on the northwest corner of the Families First of Minnesota building, open even after business hours.

To request an application be MAILED to you, call 507-287-2020 or toll free 1-800-462-1660 and ask for School Readiness.

To PICK-UP an application, please stop by the School Readiness office at: Families First of Minnesota, 126 Woodlake DR SE, Rochester, MN.

Along with your application, we will also need proof of annual household income.  (See the back page of the application for instructions on what to send in for proof of income.)  If you choose to apply online, please mail or drop off your proof of income to the attention of School Readiness.

If you live outside of Olmsted County, please call your local school district to inquire about school readiness scholarships.