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Eligibility for the Opportunity Scholarship Program is now open to ALL NC K12 students regardless of income or prior public school enrollment.

The Opportunity Scholarship Program is a private school scholarship funded by the State of North Carolina. Watch a video about the program on the School Choice North Carolina website. Scholarships range from approximately $3,000 - $7,000 and cover tuition and fees. 

Still have questions? Join us for a parent information session on Zoom in February! You can RSVP for one of three sessions being offered here!

Applications open in TWO WEEKS on February 1, 2024 but the time to get ready is NOW! Here is how you can prepare:

  1. Check Your Estimated Scholarship Amount: Learn more about the Opportunity Scholarship and calculate your estimated scholarship amount.

  2. Set Up a MyPortal Account: Applications must be submitted through your MyPortal Account, so go ahead and set it up so that you're ready to go when applications open.

    For step-by-step instructions, click here.


  3. Explore the Schools in Your Area: Learn more about the schools in your area, including those that are direct payment schools and accept scholarship funding. Data is still being updated on this website, so be sure to check back after February 1 for the most accurate information.

    For a Parent Resource guide to help you in your decision making about private schools, click here.

Have questions about the Opportunity Scholarship Program? The team at PEFNC is ready to help you every step of the way! Please reach out to us!

Phone: 888-858-8802 (Your call will be received within 24 hours.)
Request Application Assistance: Submit a request for application assistance here and a member of our Parent Liaison Team will reach out to help you.

We look forward to walking alongside you as you explore this amazing opportunity for you and your family!

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