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Senate Bill Ensures Growth for K-12 Scholarships

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 1, 2017) – The Opportunity Scholarship Fund is celebrating the passage of Senate Bill 445 sponsored by Sen. Newhouse, R-Broken Arrow. SB445 raises the cap on tax credits for private donors and provides protections to ensure current donors receive all the tax-credits they have earned. “We applaud the state legislature for recognizing the value these scholarships provide to families in need,” said Rob Sellers, executive director of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund. “These donations are vital in ensuring…

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  • June 8, 2017

Opportunity Scholarship Fund Concludes Banner Year

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund announced that their 2016 year ended December 31, was the best year yet! The OSF concluded the year with over 930 donors and $3.4 million in donations for Oklahoma families to afford attendance at accredited private schools. During 2016, OSF member schools awarded over 660 scholarships totaling $1,063,000 in financial assistance. You can read more about the year by reading the 2016 OSF Annual Report. On behalf of our member schools, we thank all of our…

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  • April 24, 2017

Welcome Holy Trinity Lutheran School!

Holy Trinity Lutheran School (Edmond) is the most recent addition to the OSF member schools. The school’s aim and purpose is to provide a total educational program in a definite caring, Christian atmosphere. Not only are there daily religious studies, but the secular subjects are also taught in the light of Christ and Scripture. Holy Trinity Lutheran School, established in 1987, is accredited by the National Lutheran School Accreditation program and the Oklahoma Private Schools Accreditation Commission as recognized by…

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  • February 26, 2017

Hillsdale Christian School Joins OSF

Hillsdale Christian School (HCS), in Hillsdale, OK – northwest of Enid – is the 55th member of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund. HCS is a K-8 school that earned its accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) in 1998.  Hillsdale’s mission is to effectively prepare students for life by integrating faith and knowledge. Led by Renae Haymaker, Hillsdale Christian School was established by its founders to make available a school which would work in harmony with the home and…

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  • December 16, 2016

Nov. 23 – OSF Adds Two New Schools!

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund is proud to welcome two new schools – Lawton Academy of Arts & Sciences and Oklahoma Bible Academy in Enid.  The addition of these schools brings to 54, the total number of schools that enjoy the benefits of Oklahoma’s tax credit scholarship program through the OSF. The Lawton Academy of Arts & Sciences (www.lawtonacademy.com) is a K-12 school that believes that gifted children are an important resource for solving problems of the future. LAAS provides a…

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  • December 16, 2016

Welcome Lincoln Christian School to OSF!

Lincoln Christian School becomes the 52nd school to join the Opportunity Scholarship Fund!  Lincoln Christian is a private, Christian school for students attending preschool to 12th grade.  Opening in 1997, the goal of LCS is to raise the next generation of Christian leaders.  Their philosophy is stated in priorities: Godly character, academic excellence and extracurricular activities – in that order.  Located in the northeast part of Tulsa, Lincoln Christian offers a full range of academic, athletic and fine arts curriculum, attracting…

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  • November 1, 2016

OSF Welcomes Summit Christian Academy!

Summit Christian Academy, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is the most recent accredited educational institution of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund.  Established in 1987 as a direct ministry of The Assembly in Broken Arrow, the school began with 20 students and now have a student body of nearly 400, from kindergarten through 12th grade.  Summit Christian Academy competes in the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association in academics, fine arts, and athletics.  They have a growing emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. SCA’s…

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  • August 13, 2016

OSF Celebrates Their 50th Member School – Riverfield Country Day School!

Riverfield Country Day School, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has become the 50th member school of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund. Riverfield is headed by Mr. Jerry Bates and a staff of dedicated faculty and staff that is focused on providing a quality education to their students and supporting the families of Riverfield in raising their children. Riverfield Country Day School was founded in 1984 by a group of parents and teachers to provide an enhanced opportunity for educational growth and personal development…

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  • July 27, 2016

Rejoice Christian School Joins OSF

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund is excited to announce that Rejoice Christian School in Owasso, Oklahoma is the 49th school to join the OSF family. Rejoice Christian Schools was founded in 1992 with a mission to partner with parents in training students in Bible-based Christian principles and in the establishment of a high quality academic foundation.  The vision of RCS is to be a Christian school that provides students with excellence in education and strength in character so that students will…

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  • June 11, 2016

Lakewood Christian School Is the Newest OSF Member School

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce Lakewood Christian School (Steve Butcher, Principal) in McAlester, Oklahoma as its newest member school.  LCS is the 48th school to participate in the OSF, a scholarship granting organization that assists families with an opportunity to go to private schools when they otherwise may not be able to afford to attend. Lakewood Christian School mission is to help parents in the Christian training of their children by providing a Christ-centered academic environment that…

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  • February 19, 2016