EdChoice Scholarship: Information for Parents

Income Verification

We are happy to announce the release of the new Scholarship Income Verification System for our scholarship programs! The system is available for families to enter and submit their income information electronically to the Scholarship office for verification of low-income status. Parents are able to enter household member information, income information and upload supporting income documents directly into the online system.


Application Information

2020-2021 and 2021-22 School Year

  • ​The EdChoice traditional and expansion scholarship application windows are currently open for the 2020-2021 school year.
  • Except for students entering kindergarten in the 2021-22 school year, students who meet eligibility for the 2020-21 school year may apply for an award for either the 2020-21 or  2021-22 school year.  2021-2022 EdChoice Scholarship Senate Bill 89 FAQs
  • Forms and more information are below.

2021-2022 school year

  • The traditional EdChoice Scholarship application window for the 2021-2022 school is open. 
  • The EdChoice expansion application window for the 2021-2022 school year is open.
  • Forms and more information are below.
 

The Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship Program offers students in grades K – 12 the opportunity to attend a private school for little or no cost. Students from designated public schools qualify for these scholarships.

The EdChoice Expansion Program is an income-based program. It provides students in grades K – 12 the opportunity to attend a private school for little or no cost whose families meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines. This program is only open to students who do not qualify for the Educational Choice Scholarship.

The EdChoice scholarship amount is $4650 for grades K – 8 and $6000 for grades 9-12.

Please click on the buttons below to see if your child qualifies for a scholarship and to look for private schools near you that accept the scholarships.

Am I Eligible for EdChoice What Schools Can I Choose? How do I Apply or Renew?

Documents and Web Page Links

 

2021-2022 School Year Information


2020-2021 School Year Information

 

Parent Portal

Parents whose children have the Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship Program or EdChoice Expansion Program now have online access to view their student scholarship information. The parent portal allows real-time access to information such as application and income status, monthly invoices and payments.

Please review the three resources listed below, they will assist you in the registration process.

To register for and access the scholarship system, parents need to take the following four steps:
  • Step 1: Setup a OH|ID Account
  • Step 2: Request parent access to the scholarship system
  • Step 3: Verify your child
  • Step 4: Access the scholarship record

 

Last Modified: 4/15/2021 1:08:58 PM