Application Instructions

The Financial Assistance Application deadline is March 31, 2020.

Financial Assistance Process

New applicants should apply as soon as possible once enrolled as funds are awarded on a first come basis. Returning applicants have until February 28 to submit the FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application. The Step Up For Students (SUFS) applications should be filed as soon as the State begins accepting applications in the spring.

1. Step Up For Students Scholarship Application

Step Up For Students (SUFS) is a state-approved scholarship funding organization that helps administer scholarships for Florida schoolchildren. These scholarships were created to empower families to pursue and engage in the most appropriate learning options for their children.

Financial Assistance awarded by Westminster Academy is contingent upon the receipt of a Step Up For Students Scholarship.

To access the application or for more information, please visit or call 877.735.7837.

2. FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment

Please complete the FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application and submit the required documents to FACTS. Documents can be faxed to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment at 866.315.9264. Note: all uploaded documents will be forwarded by FACTS to Westminster Academy.

The FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment can be completed without your current tax return, however, awards will not be granted until it is submitted to FACTS.

Before starting the application process, please ensure that your family meets the eligibility requirements and that you have the following documents available:

  • A complete copy of your personal tax return documents.
  • A complete copy of your business tax return documents, if applicable
  • A copy of W2 forms for all working adults in the household and a copy of 1099’s if you are self-employed

For more information on FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment, please visit or call 866.315.9262.