Step Up For Students 2014-15 applications are now open for NEW and RENEWAL FAMILIES.
The Step Up For Students application is now available for 2014-15. Please click the 'apply now' button above to begin the 2014-15 application process, keeping in mind that you must have a valid email address to start your application. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis (giving priority to renewal families), so please apply early.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year.
Interested in our program but won’t have children starting kindergarten or meeting all the eligibility requirements until 2015-16 school year? Then please click here to sign up for the 2015-16 school year interest list.
MAR. 5, 2014 Tax credit scholarship helps poor
Rev. Robert Ward says scholarships help low-income students find the right school. Read here.
MAR. 4, 2014 Facts needed for informed debate on vouchers
Rev. Glover argues in favor of tax-credit scholarships. Read here.
FEB. 15, 2014 Weatherford has vouchers in mind
A lawmaker hopes to expand the tax credit scholarship program. Read here.
FEB. 15, 2014 Cantor visits Academy Prep
Rep. Eric Cantor visits Academy Prep Center in Tampa. Read here.
FEB. 14, 2014 Program to give families choices in education Jim Carmack of WEAR TV reports on Florida's Tax Credit Scholarships. Watch here.
JAN. 18, 2014 Scholarships available for many
65 percent of students in Hernando are eligible for tax-credit scholarships. Read here.
JAN. 13, 2014 Florida family 'blessed'
A Florida family is thankful for the tax-credit scholarship program. Read here.