Step up for Students administers the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship. The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship is a mandatory element the Cristo Rey Miami High School eligibility. Scholarships are awarded with a priority given to renewal families followed by new families with the greatest financial need. Cristo Rey Miami prioritizes and only accepts students from families that meet our financial need requirements.
With the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program, students who qualify will receive financial assistance toward their Cristo Rey Miami tuition.
Florida Tax Credit Eligibility Criteria:
If a member of the household receives SNAP (food stamps), TANF, or FDPIR, the student may qualify.
If the household income qualifies for free or reduce-priced lunch, the student may qualify.
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Step up for Students will begin accepting applications for renewal students for the 2020-21 school year in January 2020. Renewal students will have processing priority until February 29, 2020. If a family applies on or after March 1, 2020, their renewal student will lose processing priority.
Step up for Students will begin accepting applications for new students for the 2020-21 school year in early March 2020. Sign up to receive updates related to income-based scholarship applications for the 2020-21 school year by clicking here.
Any public school student in Florida who was a victim of a qualifying incident at:
· A K-12 school.
· A school-related or school-sponsored program or activity.
· Was riding on a school bus or waiting at a school bus stop.
Qualifying incidents include Battery; Harassment; Hazing; Bullying; Kidnapping; Physical Attack; Robbery; Sexual offenses, harassment, assault or battery; Threat or Intimidation; Fighting.
Cristo Rey Miami High School accepts the Hope Scholarship.