EITC Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship provides opportunities to students residing in a district of one of the lowest 15% achieving schools as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to receive funding to attend an out-of-district or private elementary, middle, or high school within Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry counties, and the Dillsburg Area.

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April 15


Number of Recipients Vary/Amount Varies

Scholarship FAQ


  1. Resident of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, or Perry county 
  2. Student lives in the district of one of the low achieving schools listed below 
  3. Household income may not exceed $108,444 plus $19,088 for each dependent member of the household 
  4. Preference will be given to students who received scholarship funding for the previous academic year in accordance with PA Department of Community & Economic Development program guidelines. 
  5. A student with a disability will be considered eligible if they meet the following criteria: 
    1. Enrolled in a special education school or identified as a “Child with a disability” 
    2. Needs special education and related services 
    3. Member of a household who’s income doesn’t exceed maximum annual income
  6. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, previous year’s tax returns, or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.

Eligible Schools

  • Benjamin Franklin School 
  • Camp Curtin School 
  • Cougar Academy 
  • Downey School 
  • Foose School
  • Harding Elementary School
  • Harrisburg High School 
  • Lebanon High School 
  • Lebanon Middle School 
  • Lurgan Elementary School
  • Marshall School 
  • Melrose School 
  • Northwest Elementary School 
  • Rowland Academy
  • Scott School 
  • Steelton-Highspire Elementary 
  • Steelton-Highspire High School
  • Susquehanna Township Middle School 


Recipients of this scholarship may apply again for consecutive years. Students must submit a full application but may be prompted to complete a different essay.

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