APPLICANTS

2022/23 Application Opens on April 15, 2022

(April 15 - June 1, 2022)

 

All Required Documents MUST Be Uploaded When Submitting Application.

 

See Detail Below

Applicant

Solicitante

 WHEN TO SUBMIT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:

  • April 15 - June 1  OR
  • November 1 - December 1

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE UPLOADED WITH THE APPLICATION TO VERIFY YOUR STUDENT ELIGIBILITY WITH US:

  • A complete copy of your 2020 1040 tax return (File should not require a password)

 

ONLY IF YOU DO NOT FILE TAXES, then you MUST provide all applicable documents such as listed below at the time of submitting your student's application:

  • Social Security benefit statements
  • Welfare benefit statements (DES)
  • Retirement benefit statements
  • Proof of child support or alimony
  • If household income has changed, must also upload the last two (2) most recent consecutive paystubs for all income earners in the household
  • If applicable: rental income, pension income, or an additional income
  • If necessary, you may upload a letter further explaining your financial situation.

 

OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS, IF APPLICABLE:

NOTE: One or more of these documents are required if applying for Switcher and/or Corporate Tuition Tax Credit awards.

  • IEP/MET document
  • Copy of the active Arizona military order
  • Public/Charter school attendance verification. (See the form below)
  • Prior Corporate/Switcher/Original award verification from other STOs (See the form below)
  • Displaced (foster child) student verification form (See the form below)
  • NEW! Transfer verification along with supporting documents for students who home-schooled directly prior to attending an AZ private school, OR students who canceled their ESA accounts, OR students who moved to AZ before enrolling into a qualified private school.  (See the form below)

 

IMPORTANT:

  • Parent/Guardian must submit one application each school year per student. Application is good for all four types of scholarship awards: Individual Original, Switcher, Corporate Low Income, and Disabled/Displaced.
  • Applications expire on May 31st of each school year.
  • After submitting your student's application(s), an automated copy will be sent to the email listed on the application.
  • All required documents must be uploaded when submitting an application.
  • If you need to update your information, email us at Info@sto4kidz.org.  Do not submit multiple copies of your student's application.
  • If your child(ren) receives a tuition discount from the school, list the tuition amount due after the discount has been applied to your child(ren) annual tuition fee.)
  • STO4KIDZ MUST verify your student's enrollment and tuition balance with your private school. Submitting your application is your acknowledgment.
  • You will receive an email each time your student(s) is awarded a scholarship and the fund has been sent to the school.

 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD TIMELINE:

  • A minimum of 90% of every dollar is awarded in scholarships to students.
  • Individual contributions are awarded monthly (beginning August 31, through April 30 of each school year).
  • Corporate contributions are awarded bi-annually, (beginning of each semester)
  • All K-12 students can be recommended by Individual donors.
  • Contributions/ Donations are accepted throughout the year

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