Applications for the 2016-2017 NC Opportunity Scholarship are now being accepted!

We know that sending your child to a school such as South Charlotte Baptist Academy is a costly investment.

We wanted to make everyone – who lives in North Carolina – aware that applications are being accepted for the 2016-2017 NC Opportunity Scholarship are being accepted. Click here to begin the application process!

Who is eligible for an Opportunity Scholarship?

To receive an Opportunity Scholarship, a student must meet the criteria below:

The student must meet all of these four criteria:

  1. Live in a household that meets the Income Eligibility Guidelines established by the Program;
  2. Enroll in a participating nonpublic school in North Carolina; (South Charlotte Baptist Academy is a participating nonpublic school.)
  3. Does not have a high school diploma; and
  4. Be 5 on or before August 31.

And the student must meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Be assigned to and attend a North Carolina public school for the spring semester;
  2. Have received an Opportunity Scholarship during the previous school year; (If you currently receive the Opportunity Scholarship, you need to reapply for the next year.)
  3. Will be entering kindergarten or the first grade; (This would allow our current students in our K4 & K5 to apply for the NC Opportunity Scholarship!)
  4. Is a foster child; or
  5. Has been adopted within the last year.

Click here for additional “Frequently Asked Questions.”

If you have additional questions, feel free to contact the North Carolina Education Assistance Authority at (855) 330-3955.

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