EdChoice Scholarship: Information for Providers

Participating private schools/providers must comply with the following requirements to participate in the EdChoice Scholarship Program:

  1. School/Provider must have a current state charter and be registered to participate in the EdChoice Scholarship program.  Registration starts in the month of December.
  2. School principal must be accredited and licensed by the State of Ohio, Office of Educator Licensure.
  3. Principal must have a SAFE account.
    1. Safe Sign up
    2. SAFE help
  4. Participating providers must renew their participation every year.
  5. School/Provider is responsible for keeping their school's  OEDSR record up to date and current. OEDS-R Desk Guide

To apply for an EdChoice scholarship, scholarship applicants must first be accepted at a participating private school.  Once the private school has accepted the student for enrollment, the private school then submits the student's scholarship application into the secure online application system.

The first application period for the EdChoice Scholarship Program for the 2014-2015 school year is February 1 through May 9, 2014.  The second application period is July 1 through July 31, 2014.

The school/provider will enter all applications into the on-line system this year, EdChoice and Expansion applications.  DO NOT SEND EXPANSION APPLICATIONS TO THE PROGRAM OFFICE.

Document and Web Page Links

Register to participate:

Student applications:

Data and finance

Video tutorials (videos are linked to YouTube)

The on-line application will be accessible to the participating provider from February 1 through May 9, 2014.

Last Modified: 4/15/2014 1:10:45 PM