When applying for a Mckay Scholarship for the 2016-17 school year, please complete the following steps after February 1,2016.
STEP 1: Visit the Florida Department of Education website to complete a McKay application at https://www.floridaschoolchoice.org/Intent/McKayIntent/StudentIntent.aspx. This application will determine your child's eligibility. You must complete one application per child.
STEP 2: Once you have received notification from the FL Department of Education that your child is eligible for a McKay Scholarship, you will complete a Letter of Intent (for a public school option) OR contact a private school listed on the Florida Department of Education website.
For a Public School Option:
Print and complete a Letter of Intent and mail to the address on the form or fax to (863) 534-0097.
- English Letter of Intent for the 2016-2017 school year
- Hatian Creole Letter of Intent for the 2016-2017 school year
- Spanish Letter of Intent for the 2016-2017 school year
For a Private School Option:
Visit the Florida Department of Education website to view the list of eligible Private school options at http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mckay/ and click on the Box for Private Schools, then the link for Directories (left menu), then Private Schools Directory (center menu)
Contact the Private School directly for next steps.
STEP 3: If applying for a Public School Option, you will receive notification from the Office of Acceleration and Innovation letting you know the status of your request.
For additional information reguarding McKay Scholarship deadlines, please visit https://www.floridaschoolchoice.org/PDF/McKay_Deadlines.pdf