Kids’ Chance of Florida is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization founded in 2015 by professionals who have an affiliation with workers compensation in our state. Any student between ages 16–25 whose parent(s) had an on-the-job death or serious injury associated with a FL Workers’ Compensation or Longshore/Harbor Workers’ Compensation claim, that resulted in a substantial decline in family income, not less than 12-months, may be eligible for a one time or subsequent year scholarship award if successfully meeting academic standards and guidelines outlined in the online application.
The number of scholarships awarded is dependent on available funds and may vary from year to year. Kids’ Chance scholarship recipients must reapply each year. Kids’ Chance of Florida, Inc. is dedicated to providing scholarships and educational opportunities to children of seriously or fatally injured workers. Scholarship money is limited and varies from year to year. Kids’ Chance scholarship recipients must reapply each year. This is open to high school seniors all the way up to graduate students.