Corporate Tax Credit Scholarships

  • Who can receive a Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship?

This program is the most restrictive. The student must meet the following criteria:

    • Student’s family income cannot exceed 185% of the income required to qualify a child for reduced price lunches per the table below AND Is entering the private school after attending an Arizona public school full-time for at least 90 days of the prior school year or one full semester prior to the transfer in the current school year: OR
    • Is enrolling as a kindergarten student; OR
    • Has received, for any year, a scholarship under one of the above criteria OR,
    • From the original individual scholarship program or the switcher individual scholarship program if the student continued to attend a private school.
      Household Size Maximum Household Income
      1 $40,659
      2 $54,828
      3 $68,998
      4 $83,167
      5 $97,336
       Each add’l member  $14,238

*Note: STOs are allowed to award only up to a state-mandated maximum for the year. In the 2015–16 school year, the scholarship limits are $6,500 for students in grades 9 – 12, and $5,200 for students in grades K – 8. 

  • Who can contribute and claim the Corporate Tax Credit?

    C Corporations and S Corporations with an Arizona corporate tax liability are allowed to contribute and redirect some of their tax liability to a School Tuition Organization. Corporations may not nominate individual students for scholarships; however, they may request that students from a particular school be the primary recipients of a donation. If you know of a C corporation or S Corporation interested in taking advantage of this tax credit please contact Kristie Berg or Katie Charles at 602.955.8200.

School Tuition Organizations (STOs) offering these scholarships:

With any questions regarding the Arizona Tax Credit Scholarships, please contact Kristie Berg, Director of Financial Aid, at 602.955.8200, ext. 2228.