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State Scholarship Opportunities


Step-Up Scholarship

This scholarship is based solely on your income and the number of people living in your household.

This is a Florida tax credit scholarship offered to students entering kindergarten through 12th grade who are currently enrolled in a private school, or any student coming from a public school. Students who are currently in Foster Care or wards of the state automatically qualify for the Step Up For Students Scholarship. There is a specific time frame to apply for Step Up. Information about this scholarship is available at or 1-877-735-7837.

Family Empowerment Scholarship For Students with Unique Abilities (Gardiner Scholarship)

Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities (formerly known as the Gardiner Scholarship) is for students who are Florida residents three years old through 12th grade in an eligible Florida private school or home education program who have been diagnosed with a specific disability, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, etc. To see a complete list of the disabilities and to learn more about this scholarship please visit or call 1-877-735-7837.

Hope Scholarship 

The Hope Scholarship is for students, Kindergarten through 12th grade who have suffered bullying in the past. The goal of this scholarship is to partner with parents to provide their child with a safer academic environment. For more information about this scholarship visit or call 1-877-735-7837.