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.) The EdChoice Expansion application window is now open. All students, new and currently enrolled can apply for the EdChoice Expansion Scholarship, but must complete enrollment before submitting the application. Click here for the EdChoice Fact Sheet for more info.

 

Here is how it works:

FIRST TIME APPLICANTS (Only those who DID NOT receive the scholarship in 2021-22)

STEP 1 - 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). If utilities are not in Parent's name, contact Mr. Burnett for more information on what documentation is required. Click here for Acceptable Documents.

  • Birth certificate

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

 

 

RENEWAL APPLICANTS (Only those who DID receive the scholarship in 2021-22)

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). If utilities are not in Parent's name, contact Mr. Burnett for more information on what documentation is required. Click here for Acceptable Documents.

  • Birth certificate

STEP 2 - Upload the following documents to the Ohio Department of Education.

​​​​​​EdChoice Traditional Scholarship

The EdChoice Traditional Scholarship Program provides students from designated public schools or foster children the opportunity to attend participating private schools. New for next year, students currently attending private schools who would be assigned to a designated public school are now eligible. All students, new and currently enrolled can apply for the EdChoice Expansion Scholarship, but must complete enrollment before submitting the application. The Traditional EdChoice window is now open. Click here for the EdChoice Fact Sheet for more information.
 

Here is how it works:

FIRST TIME APPLICANTS (Only those who DID NOT receive the scholarship in 2021-22)

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) If utilities are not in Parent's name, contact Mr. Burnett for more information on what documentation is required. Click here for Acceptable Documents.

RENEWAL APPLICANTS (Only those who DID receive the scholarship in 2021-22)

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) If utilities are not in Parent's name, contact Mr. Burnett for more information on what documentation is required. Click here for Acceptable Documents.

 

 

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


 

*Per Ohio law, families who reside within the boundary of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are not eligible for the EdChoice Scholarship and we are not currently approved to accept the Cleveland Scholarship.