The Hope Scholarship allows parents the choice of enrolling their kid in a more secure learning environment. K–12 kids who have reported a case of hazing, bullying, robbery, sexual assault, or another offense.
About Hope Scholarship Florida
The Hope Scholarship is for Florida public school children in kindergarten through grade 12 who have experienced bullying, harassment, assault, threats, or other violent acts to transfer to another public school or enroll in an authorized private school.
Beginning with the 2018–19 academic year, a kindergarten–12th grade student enrolled in a Florida public school who has experienced a battery, harassment, hazing, bullying, kidnapping snd physical attack.
The category also includes robbery, sexual offenses, harassment, assault, or battery, threat or intimidation, or fighting at school will transfer to another public school with capacity or enroll in an allowed private school under the Hope Scholarship.
The Hope Scholarship is for Florida public school children in kindergarten through grade 12 who have experienced bullying, harassment, assault, threats, or other violent acts.
How Long is the Scholarship?
Your child will be able to stay at their preferred school until they graduate once they have approved the Hope Scholarship. No new application is required to enroll in the following grade level.
How to Apply
- Report the incident to the Principal/Administrative Office of your child’s current school.
- The Principal will begin an investigation into the incident.
- Eligible students will receive a Hope Scholarship Program Notification Form from the school Principal or Designee.
- To apply for a school within Indian River County Public Schools, please submit the completed Magnet & Choice Application with the Hope Scholarship Program Notification Form attached to the Student Enrollment Office.
A public school student who has experienced violence or bullying at school has the chance to apply for a scholarship through the Hope Scholarship Program. Do well to apply now.