Step Up For Students Scholarships (SUFS):
Step Up For Students now provides scholarship opportunities for families. SUFS Income Based Scholarship which provides scholarships for income-qualifying families with students who are entering kindergarten through twelfth grade. The scholarships cover up to a projected $5,272 for private school tuition and books. For more information on Florida Statute eligibility guidelines and how to apply for either scholarship, please visit www.stepupforstudents.org or call 877.735.7837.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The purpose of Glades Christian Financial Assistance is to help families who have a genuine financial need and are unable to afford the full cost of tuition and who also do not qualify for SUFS. Financial assistance is offered in the form of annual tuition discounts, which are determined after an evaluation of the applicant’s financial need and the financial assistance available.
You are eligible to apply for financial assistance if:
- Your child is entering K-8th grade. Preschool students are not eligible to apply.
- Your child has been accepted into GCA or you submitted an application for admission for your child.
For more information about financial assistance, please see our Frequently Asked Questions. To apply for Financial Assistance after February 1st, 2015, please click the link below and follow the instructions provided. IMPORTANT DEADLINE: Financial Aid application and supporting documentation is due no later than March 31, 2015.
HOW TO APPLY FOR GCFA
Family Central Financial Assistance:
The Sample Road Campus Preschool accepts Financial Assistance from FamilyCentral.org. There are several options available for families with financial challenges. For more information about the various program options available, visit FamilyCentral.org or call the Resource and Referral Phone Service at 954.724.4609
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK):
This program is designed to prepare four-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success. The program allows a parent to enroll his or her eligible child (four years old by September 1 and residing in Florida) in a free VPK program. The half-day program is voluntary for children and providers. For more information about VPK and to apply, please visit www.familycentral.org or call 954.724.3928.