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Updates to K12 Programs

December 9, 2021

  *Please note: We are experiencing an unprecedented number of calls and emails about the ESA+ program and will respond as quickly as possible. In the meantime, please see the following information to learn more about the program and how … Read more

How Schools Are Paid

May 30, 2024

  Direct Payment Schools (Opportunity Scholarship, ESA+) Schools that accept direct payments from SEAA are paid twice a year; once for Fall semester and once for Spring semester.  All tasks are completed in MyPortal by the school and parent.   … Read more

Awarding Process

December 13, 2023

    Eligible applications are assigned an Award Tier based on the student’s household size and income. Scholarships are awarded per student, not per household. Parents applying for more than one student should submit a separate application for each student … Read more

Beth Anderson

October 4, 2023

Appointed on September 14, 2023 by the UNC Board of Governors. Currently serving as an administrator for a nonpublic school that enrolls students receiving scholarships from the Opportunity Scholarship Program. Beth Anderson is the executive director of Hill Learning Center … Read more

Income Verification

March 20, 2023

This information is for families who have received a request for income verification. The law that governs the Opportunity Scholarship program requires SEAA to select and verify a percentage of applications each year for income verification. All applications are subject … Read more

School Choice

September 7, 2022

Students who receive the ESA+ or Opportunity Scholarship have a variety of school choice options, including full-time enrollment in a private school, or co-enrollment in a public school and a private school. The ESA+ program also includes a home school … Read more

Test NPS Landing Page

June 9, 2022

  K12 Legislative Updates Important updates for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years For more information see: Webinar for School Administrators Slide Presentation   Overview Welcome to K12 Programs administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (SEAA). There … Read more

K12 Programs

September 2, 2021

General Inquiries 1-855-330-3955 Login Help (MyPortal) 1-855-763-5333 Opportunity Scholarship 1-855-330-3955 Education Student Accounts (ESA+) 1-855-330-3955