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Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship

EdChoice Expansion Scholarship

The EdChoice Expansion Scholarship Program provides low-income students, beginning in Kindergarten. The scholarship is based on one thing, your income. Click here to see if you qualify. If you qualify based on your income, you will be awarded the scholarship (provided you live outside of Cleveland.) All students, new and currently enrolled can apply for the EdChoice Expansion Scholarship, but must complete enrollment before submitting the application.

The EdChoice Expansion Application window is currently OPEN and accepting applications!
 

Here is how it works:

FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

STEP 1 - Return the following documents to BCA (drop off or email jburnett@bcakids.org).

STEP 2 - Upload following documents to the Ohio Department of Education's "Scholarship Income Verification System:

 

 

 

 

RENEWAL APPLICANTS

STEP 1 - Return the following documents to BCA (drop off or email jburnett@bcakids.org).

  • The Renewal Form is the actual application. It must be filled out completely and returned to Mr. Burnett.

  • Utility bill (complete bill, including service and mailing address)

  • Birth certificate

STEP 2 - Mail the following documents to the Ohio Department of

Education (recommend using "certified mail" to have proof of delivery):

  • The Income Verification Form must filled out completely and mail along with proof of income. The list of acceptable documents is contained on pg. 3 of the Form. 

EdChoice Traditional Scholarship

The EdChoice Traditional Scholarship Program provides students from designated public schools the opportunity to attend participating private schools. The Traditional EdChoice window is currently open and accepting applications. Eligible families bring their application to the school any time and we will hold it until we can submit it on July 1. Students currently enrolled in a private school are NOT eligible for the Traditional EdChoice Scholarship.

Here is how it works:

FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

Return the following documents to BCA (drop off or email jburnett@bcakids.org).

  • The Request Form is the actual application. It must be filled out completely and returned to Mr. Burnett.

  • Utility bill (complete bill, including service and mailing address)

RENEWAL APPLICANTS

Return the following documents to BCA (drop off or email jburnett@bcakids.org).

  • The Renewal Form is the actual application. It must be filled out completely and returned to Mr. Burnett.

  • Utility bill (complete bill, including service and mailing address)

     

To be directed to the Ohio Department of Education's EdChoice Scholarship page for more information, click here.

*Families who reside within the boundary of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are not eligible for the EdChoice Scholarship. 

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