Scholarship Application Windows Now Open


The application windows for four of Ohio’s scholarship programs open today, Feb. 1, for the 2017-18 school year. 

Families will work with the participating school and/or provider of their choice to complete the scholarship application. The school or provider will submit the application once it is complete.

See some program highlights below, or click on the scholarship for more details. If you have questions, call us at 1-800-673-5876.

Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship
The application deadline for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program is April 15.

  • Available to students who have a current Individualized Education Program (IEP).
  • Scholarships are worth up to $27,000, depending on the child’s special needs
  • Scholarships are to be used toward the cost of education and services outlined in the student's IEP at the participating school and/or provider(s) of the family’s choice.

EdChoice Scholarship
The application deadline for the EdChoice Scholarship is April 30. A second window will open in July.

  • Available to students who are attending, entering or assigned to attend the state’s underperforming public schools. Click here to see the list of underperforming schools.
  • Scholarships are worth up to $4,650 per year for students in grades K-8 and up to $6,000 for high school students.
  • Scholarships are to be used toward tuition at the participating private school of the family’s choice.
  • There are 60,000 scholarships available for eligible students.

Income-Based Scholarship
The application deadline for the Income-Based Scholarship is April 30. A second window will open in July.

  • Available for students who are entering kindergarten, first, second, third or fourth grade in the 2017-18 school year, if their family’s income is at or below 200 percent of Federal Poverty Guidelines.
  • Scholarships are worth $4,650
  • Scholarships are to be used toward tuition at the participating private school of the family’s choice.

Cleveland Scholarship
The application deadline for the Cleveland Scholarship is April 30. 

  • Available for students who live within the boundaries of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District
  • Scholarships are to be used toward tuition at the participating private school of the family’s choice.
  • Scholarships are worth $4,250 for students in grades K-8 and $5,700 for high school students.

 


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