Opportunity Scholarship

The Opportunity Scholarship Program provides tuition assistance up to $7,000 per year for awarded students who enroll in a participating nonpublic school (starting 2024-25 school year). This is an income-based program.  The new student application opens February 1st, 2024. The Priority Window closes March 1, 2024. The application will remain open until August 31, 2024 for students to be considered for the full 2024-25 school year, as funds remain available.

Updates for 2024-25 on the Opportunity Scholarship:

The 2023 Appropriations Act Expands Eligibility for the Opportunity Scholarship Program

On October 3, 2023, the North Carolina State Budget (House Bill 259) became law. The new law authorizes several changes to the State’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, which will begin with the 2024-2025 school year.

Changes for the 2024-2025 school year include:

  • Removal of the income cap for families to receive the scholarship; now all North Carolina students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be eligible for the Scholarship regardless of income.
  • Prior public school enrollment is no longer a requirement for eligibility for the scholarship.
  • A student’s scholarship amount will be based on household income.
  • Scholarship amounts will range from approximately $3,000 to approximately $7,000.

Folds of Honor Children’s Fund Scholarship

The Children’s Fund Scholarship program was established to provide primary and secondary scholarship assistance for dependents (Kindergarten – 12th grades) of our nation’s service members. By standing in the financial gap of the more than one million dependents adversely affected by war, Folds of Honor is honoring their sacrifice by educating their legacy.

Applications will be accepted February 1, 2024 – March 31, 2024.