Scholarships and Grants

The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) offers scholarship programs to students requiring special education that are seeking a private or home school alternative. Carolina Collaborative Prep is an approved provider for both the Disabilities Grant as well as the Education Savings Account*. Your child may be eligible for the below scholarship while attending Carolina Collaborative Prep. For more information or to download an application, please go to

*Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, the Disabilities Grant and Education Savings Account (ESA) programs will be combined Into the Education Student Accounts (ESA+) program.

Education Savings Account (ESA+)

The Education Savings Account (ESA+) is for eligible students with disabilities in Kindergarten through 12th grade, to provide an option for parents to pay tuition, fees, and some other expenses at a participating nonpublic school or homeschool. 


  • Up to $9,000  per student, per school year, Students with certain designated disabilities may be eligible to receive $17,000 a year.

  • No out-of-pocket expenses (provides families with an electronic debit account)

  • Student must have Individualized Education Program (IEP) (DEC-3)

  • Can be used for home schools

  • No income eligibility requirement

New students – Application opens March 1, 2022. The priority deadline is April 1. The application may remain open after April 1, subject to the availability of funds.