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EdChoice Renewal

Step 1 - Are you renewing an 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 Renewal 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. 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
  3. 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)? Reference poverty line chart**

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

IMPORTANT: Income verification is OPTIONAL. If you verified your income last year, and choose to update your information for the 2024-25 school year, your award amount may change. 

Even if you do not update your income, award amounts above 450% of the poverty level have changed for 2024-25.

Click this link to verify what your new scholarship award amount will be. 

You should consider updating your income for the following reasons:

  • Increase in household size
  • Income decrease

Federal Poverty Guidelines 

PLEASE NOTE: ODE will use the most current income verification that has been submitted, even if that decreases your award amount.  Once you re-submit the income verification to the ODE, that income will determine the award amount that you receive. 


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