The following state scholarships may be available for your child.
While a child may meet the eligibility requirements for more than one state scholarship, only one can be utilized during a calendar year.
McKay Scholarships are available to public school students with disabilities who have a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 accommodation plan in a Florida public school
Vouchers are provided by the State of Florida to parents who choose to enroll their child in a participating private school
The scholarship amount determined by the state depends on the level of services required. The local school district will calculate a matrix number to determine the level of funding
The McKay Scholarship is not based on financial need
Parents should inquire about McKay Scholarships through their child’s current public school or at floridaschoolchoice.org
Military families: A waiver may be requested directly from the Florida Department of Education for students with out of state IEPs or 504 plans
The Gardiner Scholarship provides scholarships to eligible students for approved services and products. De LaSalle Academy is proud to accept the Gardiner Scholarship
The average Gardiner Scholarship is $10,000. To be eligible a student must:
- Reside in Florida
- K through 12
- Have a diagnosed disability that meets eligibility requirements (includes Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Prader-Willi syndrome, and others)
- Have an IEP or a formal diagnosis from a licensed physician or psychologist
The Gardiner Scholarship is not based on financial need
The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC) and Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES) provides scholarships to low-income families
The Scholarships are administered by Step Up for Students (stepupforstudents.org)
Hope Scholarships are available to Florida public school students who have been bullied
The Hope Scholarship is not based on financial need
The Scholarship is administered by Step Up for Students (www.stepupforstudents.org)
De LaSalle Scholarships are based on financial need. No child should be denied access to a quality education, so we encourage any family in need of assistance to apply online.
Receipt of one of the state scholarships listed above does not disqualify a family for a De LaSalle Academy Scholarship
De LaSalle Academy utilizes FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment to help evaluate requests for financial aid