Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account
Free Private School for Arizona Families
Grand Canyon Private Academy (GCPA) proudly participates in Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA). The ESA fully covers GCPA's tuition costs, meaning Arizona students can receive a private education 100% tuition-free.*
What is the Arizona ESA?
Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) provides scholarship dollars to Arizona families to help them pursue flexible options for their children's learning. Public funding through the ESA enables families to expand their educational opportunities outside of the public school system and further personalize their educational experience. Arizona's ESA can cover education expenses, including private school tuition, tutoring services, learning materials, and more.
How can Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship benefit my family?
Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship is a powerful resource for students and families who want to enroll in Grand Canyon Private Academy. The program provides all Arizona families with:
- Scholarship dollars that fully cover GCPA's tuition costs*
- Scholarship dollars for students with special needs starting as early as pre-K
- The ability to customize their child's education
- Equal opportunity for children to access a personalized learning experience
- An easy application process—just two simple steps for approval
Who Qualifies for Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)?*
All students in grades K–12 who reside in the state of Arizona qualify for the Arizona ESA.
Our enrollment consultants are available to help you confirm eligibility and guide you through the application process.
How do I apply for Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)?**
Our enrollment consultants will help you determine your eligibility and walk you through the next steps! We'll guide you through the application process and answer any questions. Request more information, and a Grand Canyon Private Academy enrollment consultant will contact you with more details.
*Arizona's ESA provides an estimated $6,966 per non-disabled pupil. This amount covers GCPA's tuition costs. There may be additional costs associated with special education services, which could vary based upon the level of services needed to properly support a student’s IEP/ISP/MET/504 plan. ESA amounts for students with special needs are determined by disability category.
**ESA applications are accepted year-round and complete applications are processed within 30 days of submission. Funds are distributed quarterly, and funding begins the quarter that the ESA contract is signed.