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These scholarships offer approximately $7,800 to support your child’s access to the private school that aligns with their academic needs or can be used to support your child’s at-home education through the Personalized Education Program. For students who are attending a public school other than their zoned school, a transportation scholarship valued at a minimum of $750 is available. Sign up to be among the first to know when applications open for the new school year.
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"Evan is where he needs to be (in a school for the arts). We have the scholarship to thank for that."
"It was really difficult to make ends meet when I was younger, so I wouldn’t have been able to attend a private school where I received such an excellent education."
"I've had a lot of opportunities in high school, a lot of memories, and I could never be more grateful. The only reason why I was able to go there was because of the scholarship."
These programs give families a choice of financial assistance toward:
Both scholarships are based on financial need and not how well your child does in school.
In 2023 the state legislature opened up school choice options for all Florida families regardless of income. However, lower income families still have priority, which is why families applying for the FTC and FES-EO programs must submit supporting documentation along with their application.
The documents needed will vary from one application to the next depending on each family’s situation. However, the following documents are ones that are typically requested:
Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis in the order all required documents are received. Please keep in mind that you may be requested to submit additional documents depending on your particular situation.
You can search for eligible schools in your area on our partner site, Schoolahoop. Enter your address, zip code, or city, and the site displays a map listing nearby schools as well as information about the daily schedule, the age range, the school’s demographics, average class size, and available transportation.
If you see a school that interests you, contact the school to learn more and find out if they have available space for your child.
The private school scholarship option averages $7,800 a year. The transportation scholarship option is worth at least $750 a year.
To see what the FTC and FES-EO programs cover, please refer to the full Parent Handbook.