Serving children with dyslexia for nearly 40 years

DePaul School of Northeast Florida

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Almost every DePaul student receives financial aid. We work hard to keep DePaul affordable for every parent who needs us! We take all of the following scholarships, and yes... many can be combined. Have questions? We're happy to help explore options. Call us at 904.223.3391.


The McKay Scholarship (Learning Difference-Based)

Public school students with an IEP or 504 plan may be eligible for the McKay Scholarship. File intent here.

McKay deadlines: 

To be eligible for the full scholarship amount (100% of your state generated funding) the intent must be filed by July 3, and the student must be enrolled in a McKay School by August 2.

For 75% - File by September 2, enroll by October 2.

For 50% - File by December 3, enroll by January 2.

For 25% - File by January 31, enroll by March 2.


The Gardiner Scholarship (formerly PLSA; Learning Difference-Based)

The Gardiner Scholarship (formerly PLSA) is used for several different services, including tuition at private schools. It covers eligible children with Prader-Willi syndrome, Spina bifida, Williams syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, or intellectual/developmental delays. Not sure if your child qualifies? We are happy to advise you at your request. See if you qualify.

Please note: The McKay Scholarship and the Gardiner Scholarship cannot be combined with each other.


Florida Tax Credit Income Scholarship (Income-Based)

The FTC program provides state tax credits for contributions to nonprofit scholarship funding organizations (SFOs). The SFOs then award scholarships to eligible children of low-income families. See if you qualify.

The DePaul Scholarship (Income-Based)

*This scholarship opens each April for returning students, and each May for new students. This scholarship may be combined with other scholarships.

Some enrolled students are eligible for an income-based benefit to help offset DePaul's tuition. The third-party company who administrates this scholarship charges an application fee of $43. On June 13, 2018, this scholarship was closed to new applicants for the 2018-19 school year. It will reopen to returning students in April 2019. 
Apply for the DePaul Scholarship now.   

This grant provides financial assistance to families of children whose learning needs require specialized education, but who cannot access this resource due to financial constraints. The third-party company who administrates this scholarship charges an application fee of about $40. Apply for it here.

Ten- And Twelve- Month Payment Plans

If you have a remaining balance, we can set up an affordable monthly payment plan for you. Just contact us at