Applications for 2024-25 will be available in March 2024

There are two ways to apply for financial assistance for your child’s educational needs. APPLICATIONS FOR NEW EFAs and ETC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2024-25 WILL BE AVAILABLE IN MARCH 2024. 

The chart below shows the similarities and differences of the two programs.

You must be New Hampshire resident
Your child must be at least 5 years old and no older than 20 years old and entering Kindergarten – 12th grade
Your family’s income must not exceed 300% of the federal poverty level guidelines for ETC scholarships and 350% for EFAs
Special needs students are eligible
Homeschooling students are eligible
To renew your scholarship annually, you must submit income and other requalification information each year
You must complete a survey every year you use the award
You can use your award to pay for private school tuition, and out-of-district public school tuition
You can also use your award to pay for other educational expenses including transportation, online classes, supplemental test prep courses, trade school/technical courses, summer programs, etc.
You must agree to share academic accountability documents (standardized assessment scores or studet portfolio) every year you use the award
Applications are rolling. Apply by July for a full EFA for the upcoming school year, or apply through February for a pro-rated EFA for the current school year
Unused funds roll over to the following school year through 12th grade
Funded by State of New Hampshire taxpayers
Funded by donations from businesses through the Education Tax Credit program and charitable contributions from individuals