Indiana School Choice Scholarships

Indiana School Choice Scholarship Program (Vouchers)

Indiana Department of Education

The Indiana School Choice Scholarship Program (often referred to as ‘vouchers’) is public money awarded to eligible Hoosier students to use toward private school tuition. Bishop Chatard is certified to participate in this program.

Award Amount

Below are the 2022-23 Indiana State Choice Scholarship amounts that each qualified student will receive within our most populated townships. These amounts can fluctuate slightly from year to year.

Township Choice Scholarship Amount
Indianapolis Public Schools $6,707
Washington Township $6,141
Lawrence Township $6,228
Pike Township $6,209


To be eligible, a student must:

  1. Live in Indiana
  2. Meet family income guidelines

Income Eligibility

For the 2023-24 school year, income must be lower than the levels listed below per household to be eligible. In general, the Adjusted Gross Income (line 11 of your 2022 Federal 1040 tax return) shows the eligible income.

Household Size Income Eligibility
1 $107,892
2 $145,928
3 $183,964
4 $222,000
5 $260,036
Household Size Income Eligibility
6 $298,072
7 $336,108
8 $374,144
9 $412,180
10 $450,216

Application Process

  • Applications are always made through Bishop Chatard and begin in the summer before the school year that aid is needed.
  • You must be an accepted student of BCHS to begin the application process.
  • If you currently receive direct BCHS financial aid, you are required to apply for an Indiana School Choice Scholarship.
  • Watch this space and your emails in late spring for specific application procedures.


  • Contact Emily Brown, Tuition Manager, at