New Worlds Scholarship Supports K-5 Grade Florida Students in Boosting Reading and Math Skills

New World’s Scholarship

2022-23 Fast Facts:

14,161 awarded.

$500 scholarship.

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Designed to help public school students in grades in grade K through 5 who struggle with reading and/or math.

In 2018, Florida became the first state in the country to offer an education savings account program for students enrolled in public schools. 

The program provides parents access to an educational savings account (ESA) worth $500 to pay for tuition and fees related to part-time tutoring, summer and after-school literacy and/or math programs, instructional materials, and more.

The students who qualify

The New Worlds Scholarship is available to K-5 grade students who have a substantial reading or math deficiency. Students who are classified as English Language Learners who are enrolled in a program or receiving services from the school district will receive first priority. The program is first-come, first-served with $29 million budgeted for the scholarship.