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Financial Aid Options

EdChoice Scholarship

The EdChoice Scholarship is a full tuition grant provided by the State of Ohio for students who currently reside in a failing school district in the state of Ohio. This scholarship is not income-based, and provides $4,650 towards a K-8 tuition or fully pays for 9-12 tuition at FBCS. Families are asked to provide the additional funds for a K-8 student's tuition.

EdChoice Expansion Scholarship

The EdChoice Scholarship is a full tuition grant provided by the State of Ohio for students entering K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade for the 2018-2019 school year. This scholarship is income-based for families whose income is at or below 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines. This scholarship is available for families currently residing in any district in the state.

For either EdChoice scholarship option, families must complete the application process with FBCS first, then FBCS administration will apply for the scholarship on behalf of the student through our secure system. To apply for an EdChoice Scholarship, please fill out the appropriate FBCS Application forms and the EdChoice Scholarship application and the Income Verification Form (for the Expansion Scholarship only) and submit everything to the FBCS office. The FBCS administration will submit your EdChoice application to the state once your student has been approved for enrollment.

EdChoice must be reapplied for each year. For a renewal application, please click here. EdChoice Expansion renewals are based on income from the previous year. Renewal amounts are pro-rated if income rises above original guidelines. For more information, click here.

EdChoice Fact Sheet

For Spanish versions of all forms, click on the appropriate form here.

Scholarships & Grants

Financial Needs-Based Scholarships

Financial Needs-Based Scholarships are granted on a case-by-case basis. Scholarship amounts are based on individual family need. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis, with all scholarships being re-evaluated each year.

Families applying for a scholarship should apply for a scholarship online after applying to the school. Upon submission of the online application, families will receive an email with a link for applying for a scholarship or grant.

Families must reapply annually to continue receiving needs-based scholarships or grants.

Multiple Student Scholarship

The Multiple Student Scholarship is available for families who are paying full tuition for more than one student enrolled in grades Kindergarten to 12th grades to attend the school. Pre-K students do not qualify for the Multiple Student Scholarship.

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