Florida's Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program
Established by the Florida Legislature, Florida’s Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program offers teachers a monetary scholarship based on SAT or ACT scores and performance evaluations.
Three types of scholarships are available for the 2018-2019 school year in the amounts of $6,000, $1,200 and up to $800. The $6,000 scholarship requires SAT or ACT scores and an application to be submitted. The $1,200 and up to $800 scholarships do NOT require scores or an application submitted, unless you were not evaluated my MCPS for the 2017-18 fiscal school year. If you evaluated by another K-12 District for 2017-18, please submit an application and a copy of your evaluation by the November 1, 2018 deadline. Please refer to the documents below to determine eligibility.
If applying for the $6,000 scholarship, classroom teachers must submit a Florida's Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship application form and official documentation (Sealed envelope) to Denise Vitale Supervisor, Human Resources by November 1, 2018. Any questions please contact us by email at BestandBrightest@marion.k12.fl.us
Application form and information regarding eligibility requirements and the submission process: