Step Up For Students, a Florida nonprofit scholarship funding organization, helps administer four scholarships for Florida schoolchildren, which “empowers families to pursue and engage in the most appropriate learning options for their children.” The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program (FTC) is for lower to middle income families. The Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES), formerly known as the Gardiner Scholarship, is for lower to middle income families and students with unique abilities. The Hope Scholarship is for public school students who are bullied or victims of violence. And the Reading Scholarship Accounts is for public school students in grades 3-5 who struggle with reading.
Eligible Grade Levels:
Kindergarten Student, Grade 1 Student, Grade 2 Student, Grade 3 Student, Grade 4 Student, Grade 5 Student, Grade 6 Student, Grade 7 Student, Grade 8 Student, High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, High School Senior
No GPA requirement
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.