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Step Up for Students Scholarship

The Step Up for Students Scholarship, also known as the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship, is funding collected from Florida corporations as a tax break.

The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship private school option can be used towards the following fees, in this order, until all fees are covered OR the student’s maximum scholarship award amount is reached, whichever is less.

1. Tuition
2. Books**
3. Registration
4. Transportation
5. Uniforms**
6. Testing
7. Other
** Applicable for books and uniforms sold by the school, not a third-party vendor.

Students who attended an eligible, participating private school and received funding for at least one day during the previous academic year, remain eligible for a Florida Tax Credit Scholarship regardless of the household income until they graduate high school or turn 21.

Please note: Applications are processed in the order they are received, including all supporting documentation. Scholarships are awarded with a priority given to renewal families followed by new families with the greatest financial need.

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