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Interested in Opportunity Scholarship

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How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Opportunity Scholarship. This is an income-based tuition assistance program that provides up to $4,200 per year for eligible students who enroll in a participating nonpublic (private) school. Scholarships are awarded by lottery.

An interactive checklist containing important deadlines is available for download as a pdf file.

Step 1:

Review the program requirements 

Step 2:

Check your income eligibility 

Step 3:

Set up a MyPortal Account

Step 4:

Apply on MyPortal

Planning for next school year? Full-Year Scholarship applications open soon:

Full-Year Scholarship 2021-2022

Application Dates

February 1 – March 1, 2021 (for priority consideration)

Scholarship Start Date

August 2021

Program Overview (PDF, 29 pages, 987 KB)


Applying for an Opportunity Scholarship does not guarantee admission to a school. You must also complete the school’s application process.