Several organizations in Colorado are dedicated to providing scholarships for low-income students to attend private or parochial non-public schools.
- Alliance for CHOICE in Education (ACE) Scholarships (Colorado)
Families living in Colorado that are eligible for free or reduced lunch may apply for an ACE scholarship. The scholarship provides as much as 50 percent of a school’s tuition, with maximum payments of $2,000 per year for grades K-8 and $3,000 per year for grades 9-12. ACE commits to paying for four years of tuition. ACE provides more than 775 scholarships annually and has more than 150 partner schools. For more information see the ACE Web site.
- Parents Challenge (Colorado Springs)
Parents Challenge offers a range of scholarships for private school tuition, homeschool expenses, and public school supplemental assistance such as computers, tutoring or academic materials. To be eligible to apply, students must live in El Paso County, be entering PK-12, and the family income must qualify the students for free or reduced lunch. For more information visit the Parents Challenge Web site.
- Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (Archdiocese of Denver Catholic Schools)
The Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust offers several different tuition-assistance programs for students to attend Archdiocese of Denver Catholic Schools. The Archdiocese of Denver includes several schools located outside of the Denver area. Please see the Seeds of Hope Tuition Assistance Web page for more information.