Financial Assistance Options

There are several financial assistance options available to families who may be unable to pay the full cost of tuition.  Options available include both income-based assistance and special needs scholarships.

 

Income-Based Assistance

There are two income-based assistance options available to CLC students, Step Up for Students and CLC Scholarships via FAST.

 

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STEP UP FOR STUDENTS is a scholarship program offered by the State of Florida under their school choice options.  For 2016-2017 eligible families received scholarship awards ranging from $2,933-5,866 per student depending on their income and family size, significantly reducing the tuition due by the family.

CLICK HERE to visit the Step Up for Students website for more information on the scholarship program, application process, and deadlines.

 

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CLC Scholarship via FAST is CLC’s financial assistance program that is funded by donations and fundraising.  Funds are limited and CLC requires that all families applying for a CLC Scholarship to fully complete the Step Up for Students application process prior to consideration of their FAST application.  You should submit both applications as early as possible to ensure all deadlines are met.  Your CLC Scholarship application will be verified by FAST and then placed on hold until your Step Up letter of determination is received.

CLICK HERE for more information about CLC’s income-based financial assistance program and the application process.

 

 

Special Needs Scholarships

There are two special needs scholarship programs available from the State of Florida.

 

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MCKAY is a scholarship program offered by the State of Florida for students with an IEP* or 504 plan.

CLICK HERE to visit the McKay website for more information regarding eligibility and the application process.

* Please note that students with a “gifted only” designation and an Eligibility Plan (EP) do not meet the eligibility criteria for the McKay Scholarship Program.

 

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THE GARDINER SCHOLARSHIP is a PLSA (personal learning savings account) program offered by the State of Florida for students with certain diagnoses.

CLICK HERE to visit the Step Up for Students website for more information regarding eligibility and the application process.