Does my child qualify?
Students eligible to apply for a Scholarships for Kids scholarship must meet the following requirements:
- Is a member of a family whose total annual income the calendar year before he or she receives an educational scholarship does not exceed 185% of the federal poverty level, the federally recognized threshold for receiving free or reduced priced lunch.
- Was eligible to attend a public school in the preceding semester, or is starting school in Alabama for the first time.
- Resides in Alabama while receiving an educational scholarship.
When you redirect your tax liability, you expand the learning opportunities for children who may have few alternate options. Your contribution will offset the cost of tuition for eligible students who demonstrate a financial need. Take action and contribute to Scholarships for Kids TODAY! The deadline to redirect your tax liability is December 31, 2016.
“The future of Alabama is, in large part, dependent upon the education of our children. Here is an opportunity for all of us as Alabama taxpayers to pitch in and raise the education level of our children.”
-Stewart Welch III, The Welch Group
"Our school has been blessed with a more caring and diverse student body. We are inspired daily the hard work of our students and determination to achieve their goals. They make our "HEART" bigger!
-Angie Cheatwood, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School