Scholarships

We believe every child deserves a great education. One that leads to a successful career and a rewarding life. By awarding scholarships, Step Up For Students makes it possible for every child to get a great education.

Scholarships

We believe every child deserves a great education. One that leads to a successful career and a rewarding life. By awarding scholarships, Step Up For Students makes it possible for every child to get a great education.

Scholarships for Private School

(Or transportation help to public schools)

With a Step Up For Students Scholarship, your K-12 student has more school options. The Florida Tax Credit and Family Empowerment Scholarships give families a choice of financial assistance toward private school tuition and fees, or helps with transportation costs for students to attend a public school different than the one the student is assigned to. 

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The Florida Tax Credit & Family Empowerment Scholarships

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The Family Empowerment Scholarship (formerly Gardiner)

Special Needs Scholarship

The Family Empowerment Scholarship (formerly Gardiner) allows parents to personalize the education of their children with unique abilities by directing money toward a combination of programs and approved providers. These include schools, therapists, specialists, curriculum, technology – even a college savings account.

Hope Scholarship

Has your child been bullied? If so, there’s hope. The Hope Scholarship gives parents the option to place their child in a safer academic environment. The Hope Scholarship is for students in grades kindergarten through 12 who are enrolled in a Florida public school and have been bullied, harassed, assaulted, threatened and/or a victim of other violent acts.
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The Hope Scholarship

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The Reading Scholarship

Reading Scholarship

The Reading Scholarship helps public school students in third through fifth grade who struggle with reading. The program offers parents access to education savings accounts, worth $500 each, to pay for tuition and fees related to part-time tutoring, summer and after-school literacy programs, instructional materials and curriculum related to reading or literacy.