Step Up For Students is a state-approved nonprofit scholarship funding organization that helps administer five scholarships for Florida schoolchildren: theExternal link opens in new tab or window Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program (FTC) and the Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES) for lower-income families, the External link opens in new tab or windowGardiner Scholarship for children with certain special needs, the External link opens in new tab or windowHope Scholarship for public school students who are bullied or victims of violence and the External link opens in new tab or windowReading Scholarship Accounts for public school students in third through fifth grade who struggle with reading.