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Pay It Forward Scholarship

Pay It Forward (SSO) Scholarships

DCS participates in the Pay It Forward scholarship program which provides scholarships for private pre-K through 12th grade students to attend any accredited private school in Georgia.

Pay It Forward scholarships are funded by the Georgia Qualified Education Expense (GA QEE) Tax Credit program.

How to apply for a Pay It Forward scholarship at DCS:

  • Step 1: Submit the DCS application for admission prior to March 15
  • Step 2: Submit the Pay It Forward application for a scholarship prior to their deadline. There is no fee to apply for the Pay It Forward scholarship:
    • For the 2022-2023 school year: Pay It Forward applications must be submitted by December 31, 2021
    • For the 2023-2024 school year: Pay It Forward applications must be submitted by December 31, 2022.
       

What happens after applications are received?
Pay It Forward will notify families of their awarded scholarship amount no later than April 15.

After DCS admissions decisions are communicated, enrolled DCS families must then notify Pay It Forward to release the awarded scholarship funds to DCS to apply toward their DCS tuition for the upcoming school year.