Alabama - Children's Tuition Fund

Improve a Child’s Chance for Success

The government mandates that every child should be educated, but it remains the parents' right to choose the best options for their children. Practically, though, this has been true only for the well-to-do who can move to a neighborhood with a great school or pay private school tuition. Now, however, the people's representatives have created a clear path for change!

Children's Tuition Fund of Alabama (CTF AL) is an approved Scholarship Granting Organization under the Alabama Accountability Act—school choice legislation that funds scholarships for qualifying low-income students to attend the nonpublic school of their choice. We encourage you to review the qualifications to participate and if you are eligible, we welcome your application.

Is your student eligible?

To determine if you are eligible to apply for a scholarship, please refer the the Parent Handbook.

Parent Resources:

 Failing School List 

School Zone Verification Form

Income Guidelines

Parent Handbook

Due to a decrease in funding availability, the AL Scholarship Application will not open for new applicants for the 2020-2021 school year. 

An email will be sent to current scholarship recipients in March.


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