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EdChoice New Applicant

Step 1 - Are you applying for EdChoice Traditional or EdChoice Expansion scholarship?

Traditional

Expansion

Step 2

Upload the following documents by clicking the button below. If you have multiple students applying, please submit the forms separately for each student.

  1. Completed Ohio EdChoice Scholarship Request Form
    • Effective February 1, 2024, all documents requiring a signature must include a physical signature (signing the document in pen) or a Qualified Electronic Signature (QES) that uses a third-party identity verification system.
  2. Birth Certificate (does not need to be original document)
  3. Proof of Address / Utility Bill - for a list of acceptable forms of address proof, click here.
    • Copy of the full-page utility bill in your name (less than 3 months old)
    • Must include matching billing and service addresses
  4. Completed Check Signing Consent Form
    • This document authorizes St. Francis de Sales School to endorse and negotiate checks issued by the EdChoice program to be applied towards tuition for the duration of the student's enrollment.

Submit all required documentation to St. Francis de Sales School by clicking the button below.

UPLOAD DOCUMENTS

After your documents have been uploaded, they will be reviewed by the SFS finance department.  If corrections are needed, you will be notified. If no corrections are needed, the finance team will then submit all completed documentation to the Ohio Department of Education. 

Step 3

Traditional

If you are applying for the EdChoice Traditional Scholarship, follow the steps below. Unsure of which applies to your situation? Contact EdChoice@sfsknights.org for assistance.

Are you low-income qualified (LIQ)?

If yes, verify your income with Ohio EdChoice.

INCOME VERIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS

WHERE TO FIND % OF POVERTY LIMIT

If you are not LIQ, and you still need financial assistance, please wait for your award notification from the Ohio Department of Education before completing the FACTS application below.

facts application 

Expansion

If you are applying for the EdChoice Expansion Scholarship, follow the steps below. Unsure of which applies to your situation? Contact EdChoice@sfsknights.org for assistance.

Verify your income with Ohio EdChoice.

INCOME VERIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS

2024-25 Expansion Award Amounts - grades k-8

2024-25 Expansion Award Amounts - grades 9-12

WHERE TO FIND % OF POVERTY LIMIT

If you still need financial assistance, please wait for your award notification from the Ohio Department of Education before completing the FACTS application below.

facts application