Proud Provider of the Following Scholarships 

*Please be mindful of deadlines which vary on each Scholarship Application and could result in a pro-rated award amount or ineligibility. 

John C. McKay

The McKay Scholarship allows parents to choose the best educational setting public or private for their child. The McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities. 


The Hope Scholarship allows parents of children in the public school to find a new learning environment for their child who is being bullied or a victim of violence.

United Healthcare Children's Foundation


Child must be 16 years of age or younger at the time of application.
 Child must have a Social Security Number issued by the Social Security Administration. TIN numbers are not accepted.
 Family must not exceed maximum eligible family income as documented on IRS Tax Form 1040.

  • $50,000 or less for a family of 2

  • $75,000 or less for a family of 3

  • $100,000 or less for a family of 4

  • $125,000 or less for a family of 5 or more

 Primary coverage for the child must be by a commercial health plan, either through an employer or individually purchased. Secondary insurance through Medicaid or CHIP is permissible.
 Child is under the care of a licensed medical professional and family is applying for treatments/equipment/services prescribed by a Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) or Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) for hearing conditions.


The Gardiner Scholarship allows parents to personalize the education of their pre-K-12 children with certain special needs by directing money toward a combination of approved programs an providers


The Reading Scholarship Accounts allow parents with children in public school to access services for their children in grades three through five who are having trouble reading

Florida Tax Credit/ Florida Empowerment

The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship is based on financial need. Families may choose between financial assistance toward private school, or transportation costs to attend a public school in another county. 

Small Steps in Speech

To better serve children with speech and language disorders, Small Steps in Speech will accept applications on behalf of children between 3 and 22 years of age. 

305 Mack Bayou Road  

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Office 850.213.4595

Fax: 850.213.4596
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