Scholarships

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1) Individual Tax Credit Scholarships

Arizona taxpayers can redirect a certain portion of their state tax liability to fund scholarships that can be used to pay your child’s tuition at IST. These scholarships are awarded by outside organizations and regulations change from time to time. These only apply to children in their Kindergarten year and older. Please see the links below for more information.

Arizona Tuition Connection: www.arizonatuitionconnection.com

Institute for Better Education: www.IBEscholarships.org

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2) Corporate and Needs Based Scholarships

These programs were established to give parents from low to moderate income households a choice in their child’s education and aid in switching their child from a public school to a private school. The International School of Tucson is working with the organizations below to fund students who meet certain requirements. These also only apply to children in their Kindergarten year and older. To see whether you qualify, please visit their websites.

Arizona Leadership Foundation:  www.arizonaleader.org

Arizona Tuition Connection: www.arizonatuitionconnection.com

Institute for Better Education: www.IBEscholarships.org

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3) IST Scholarships and Discounts

IST Scholarships apply only to students in their Kindergarten year of Preschool and older. Parents are required to apply to participating scholarship organizations before requesting IST Scholarship funds. IST General Scholarships apply to tuition cost only. A family in receipt of an IST Scholarship is still obligated to meet any other fees and expenses which might apply.

IST Discounts: Limited discounts are available for children in Preschool prior to their Kindergarten year. No discounts are available in Nursery School.

For further information, please contact Kellie Zwickl at: zwickl@istucson.org.