State-funded scholarship

UPDATED 2023-2024 forms now available below. 

Ohio EdChoice Website
What is Ohio's Educational Choice Scholarship Program?

EdChoice is your tax dollars coming back in the form of an education scholarship to be used at a private school of your choice. Similar to open-enrollment where you can choose another public school, this state-funded program allows you the freedom to choose a private school that is best for your child. 



EdChoice has two scholarship opportunities

Quick Facts:

  Traditional EdChoice

  Expansion EdChoice

  • Available if you live within a designated low performing public school district
  • Available based on income criteria
  • $7,500 scholarship for 9-12 grades
  • $7,500 scholarship for 9-12 grades
  • $5,500 scholarship for K-8
  • $5,500 scholarship for K-8
  • School may charge additional tuition – but a school can offer additional scholarships and financial aid*
  • Once you qualify for Expansion the school will not charge additional tuition. 


*Lehman Catholic offers over $100,000 annually in scholarship dollars plus additional aid 


How do I apply for an EdChoice Scholarship at Lehman Catholic?

The first step to applying for an EdChoice scholarship is to be accepted at Lehman Catholic. Once you have completed the application process and been accepted, Lehman Catholic will file the initial paperwork with the State of Ohio. If you are applying for Traditional EdChoice the only paperwork needed will be a copy of your child’s birth certificate and a recent utility bill to prove residency. For Expansion additional income paperwork will be required – Lehman Catholic will walk you through that process. 

When Can I Apply?

EdChoice enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year begins on February 1, 2023. Lehman Catholic must submit the EdChoice application on behalf of the family through the school. Download the appropriate form below and then call the school office to schedule an appointment: 937-498-1161. 

  • The 2023-2024 EdChoice forms are now available below. Registration opens on February 1. Once complete, bring to Lehman to submit.
  • The 2023-2024 Traditional, performance/location based EdChoice scholarship for those who qualify is also accepting applications starting February 1.

EdChoice Forms
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