Low Income Corporate Scholarship Award Demographics
Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2016

Household Income up to 185% of poverty level$37,619
Household Income from 185% of poverty level to 342.25% of poverty level$17,676

Household Size
185% of Poverty Level

Income Limit

342.25% of Poverty Level

Income Eligibility Guidelines

Effective From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018


Low Income Corporate Scholarship

Scholarship Prerequisites:

  • The student is enrolling or currently enrolled in kindergarten at a qualified private school; OR
  • The student attended an Arizona public or charter school as a full-time student for at least 90 days of the prior fiscal year or one full semester and then transferred from the public school to a qualified private school. Those students who transfer to a qualified school after the first full semester are eligible to receive a scholarship that same academic year; OR
  • The student is enrolling in a private preschool program for students with disabilities (must have an IEP or MET issued by an Arizona public school; a 504 plan does not meet the requirement); OR
  • The student is a dependent of a member of the armed forces of the United States who is stationed in Arizona pursuant to military orders; OR
  • The student received a low-income corporate scholarship under one of the above criteria in a prior year and the child continued to attend a private school in subsequent years; OR
  • The student received an Original Individual scholarship or a Switcher Individual scholarship in a prior year and the child continued to attend a private school in subsequent years.


  • The student's family income cannot exceed limits according to the Income Eligibility Guideline table.

Scholarship Guidelines:

  • The student must reside in Arizona and be eligible for an STO scholarship.
  • For K*-12th grade students and preschool students with disabilities. *See Kinder age requirement on under Original Scholarships page.
  • Student's family income cannot exceed 185% of the income required to qualify a child for reduced price lunches.
  • There is a scholarship cap each school year.
  • Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the availability of funds contributed to YES Fund for Kids.
  • A new student scholarship application must be submitted each year.
  • Applications accepted May 1 through August 31.

Scholarship Limits

‚ÄčAcademic Year 2017/2018

  • $5,300 for grades K-8th and preschool students with disabilities
  • $6,600 for grades 9-12th

YES Fund for Kids