Welcome to ESA

The Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program is an account administered by The Arizona Department of Education that is funded by state tax dollars to provide educational options for qualified Arizona students. By opting out of the public school system, parents can seek a range of alternative educational services, such as private school or home-based education, to tailor an individualized educational plan that is best for their child.  The ESA program is not affiliated with any services, providers, vendors or websites, please ensure you are referring to our website and documents for program direction.

Quarter 2 funding will be processed on October 15th and 30th and can take 5-7 business days to show on your card.

Applications are currently being accepted until December 1, 2018 to receive quarter 3 funding (January to March 2019).


Please see the ESA calendar page for applications and quarterly funding deadlines: ESA Calendar

ESA Application Timeline


New and Prospective Applicants:

Current ESA Recipients:

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