Step Up for Students helps parents build a stronger future for their children with scholarships that provide funding for tuition and educational resources so students can receive an education that fits their needs.
Florida Tax Credit Scholarship / Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options
This scholarship is based solely on your income and the number of persons 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 StepUpForStudents.org
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Family Empowerment Scholarship For Students with Unique Abilities
This scholarship allows parents to personalize the education of their children with unique abilities by directing money toward a combination of programs and approved providers.
- Available to students 3 years old - 12th grade, or age 22, who have a specific diagnosis
- $10,000 average amount awarded
- Delivered as an Education Savings Account (ESA)
- Funds may be used for private school, instructional materials, therapies, tutoring and more.
To see a complete list of the disabilities and to learn more about this scholarship please visit StepUpForStudents.org or call 1-877-735-7837.
Students who attend CCA North Miami who have a stated disability do not have an individual right to receive some or all of the special education and related services that the student would receive if enrolled in a public school under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as amended.
Folds of Honor
Folds of Honor provides support for students enrolled in grades K–12 of Service Members of any branch; active duty or reserves of fallen or disabled service members.
Criteria of service member: Was KIA (killed in the line of duty), or suffered the loss of a limb; died of any cause while on active duty or after being classified as having a service-connected disability; or have a 90-100% combined service-connected evaluation, rated by the Veterans Administration.
APPLICATION WINDOW: A link for the online application will be on the Scholarships page of the Folds of Honor website every calendar year from February 1–March 31.
For information about this scholarship please visit their website at: www.foldsofhonor.org or if you have any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org