When are tuition awards distributed to schools?
The Original and Switcher awards are distributed monthly, and the Corporate scholarships are awarded at the beginning of each semester. You will be notified by an email each time your student…Read More
Can we receive STO financial aid award if my student has an Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)?
The ESA statute (A.R.S. §15-2402(B)(3) requires that while a parent has a contract with the ESA program, a student cannot receive both ESA and STO money for the same period. …Read More
Are homeschool students and students who just moved to Arizona eligible for a tuition award(s)?
Yes. As of July 2021, home school children and students who recently moved to Arizona are also eligible for the tuition tax credit scholarships. Home-schooled students, must provide an official…Read More
How are tuition award recipients determined?
Family financial circumstances Donor recommendations A brief narrative about the student by parents/guardian Letters of recommendation for the student (Considering student’s age) Students with disabilities: Preschool – 12th grade (must…Read More
If my student has been recommended by a tax contributor, do I need to apply with STO4KIDZ?
Yes! A current completed application must be on file for STO4KIDZ to consider a scholarship for your student for the current academic school year. Application expires at the end of…Read More
How often do I need to apply ?
Must apply for each student once per school year. The application is good for each school academic year and it expires at the end of each school year. Online application…Read More
How do I apply for STO4KIDZ tuition financial aid award for my student(s)?
1. Complete a STO4KIDZ online application. The application process will cover all 4 STO award types. One application is required for each student per school year. 2. Begin the enrollment…Read More
What is School Tuition Organization 4 Kidz (STO4KIDZ)?
STO4KIDZ is a School Tuition Organization (STO) which falls under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We provide financial aid to qualified Arizona private school students through tax credit…Read More