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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, or 3rd grade for the 2016-2017 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 (click on the appropriate heading here) 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 Fact Sheet

Tuition Assistance Grant

The Tuition Assistance Grant has been established to help make a Christian education at FBCS more affordable for Christian families who might not otherwise be able to afford it.

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

All applications will be reviewed by the FBCS School Committee, and, if approved, a family will be awarded a monetary grant based on their income and number of children enrolled.

Families must re-apply annually to continue receiving tuition assistance.

Scholarships

Scholarships are granted on a case-by-case, financial need basis. Scholarships 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.

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