Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC)
- Formerly known as EITC 2.0
Much like Educational Improvement Tax Credits (EITC)-Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credits (OSTC) allow businesses to redirect their Pennsylvania state taxes to Mercyhurst Preparatory School as a donation which creates MPS scholarships.
As businesses make OSTC donations to MPS, the funds are used to provide scholarships to eligible students who wish to attend MPS.
As with all of our scholarships and financial aid, the first step is to apply for financial assistance through the Erie Catholic Diocese. Those applications are due March 1, 2014. The 2014-15 Tuition Application download can be found on the Erie Diocesan financial aid page by using the following link: www.eriercd.org/tuition.asp
All qualified MPS applicants who have filled out the Diocese forms by the deadline are considered for this scholarship. Feel free to also send your name to the MPS advancement office by emailing your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Interested businesses and families please follow this link for more information and guidelines for Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credits and scholarships.