Application Process

Pre-Application Process

Your child may be eligible to receive a need-based scholarship if you meet the requirements:

  • You are a resident in one of the following Ohio counties: Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood or Wyandot
  • Your child/children must be entering into the K-8 grade for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Your income and household size must fall in the eligibility guidelines (see below)

Income Eligibility for the 2020-2021 School Year 

Find your income on this chart, and note the percentage of tuition for which you qualify, according to your household size (includes children and adults in house). The maximum scholarship amount is $2,000 for private schools and $750 for homeschool expenses. Each family is required to pay at least $500 towards tuition. 

 

Maximum Income Based on Total 2019 Household Annual  Income

House size

up to 75%

up to 50%

up to 25%

2

Up to $16,910

$16,911 - $31,284

$31,285 - $45,657

3

Up to $21,330

$21,331 - $39,461

$39,462 - $57,591

4

Up to $25,750

$25,751 - $47,638

$47,639- $69,525

5

Up to $30,170

$30,171 - $55,815

$55,816 - $81,459

6

Up to $34,590

$34,591 - $63,992

$63,993 - $93,393

7

Up to $39,010

$39,011 - $72,169

$72,170 - $105,327

8

Up to $43,430

$43,431 - $80,346

$80,347 - $117,261

 

For each additional

For each additional

For each additional

 

child add $4,420

child add $8,177

child add $11,934

NOSF is no longer accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please visit after November 1, 2020 to apply for the 2021-2022 school year.