Opportunity Scholarship, 2021-22
Please note: Important Updates for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years.
The Opportunity Scholarship is a program that helps families who make below a certain amount of income pay tuition at participating nonpublic (private) schools.
- Covers tuition and fees
- Awards up to $4,200 per year ($2,100 per student per semester)
Do I qualify?
If both these statements are true, visit Interested to learn about all the eligibility requirements:
- My child attends a North Carolina public school or will attend one the Spring semester before the scholarship would begin (see eligibility requirements for exceptions to prior public school requirement).
- My family meets the income requirements
Need More Information?
Choose from one of the following:
Learn how to apply
Find out next steps after getting a scholarship for the first time
Download forms and get help managing your current scholarship
Register a school or manage your school’s participation in the program
Video: Getting Started With MyPortal
1-855-330-3955 (K12 Program staff toll-free)
Did you Know?
A child must attend a North Carolina public school for at least the Spring semester before they would begin using an Opportunity Scholarship (see exceptions to prior public school requirement).