Benefits to Oklahoma’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program Continue to Grow

Oklahoma City University economists release updated fiscal impact study OKLAHOMA CITY (Dec. 13, 2018) – A new fiscal impact study shows Oklahoma’s tax credit scholarship programs save the state – and public education – money while helping hundreds of lower-income families afford to send their children to private school. The Opportunity Scholarship Fund (OSF) is one of several scholarship granting organizations (SGOs) created under the Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Act in 2011. An updated study by economists at Oklahoma…

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  • December 13, 2018

Corn Bible Academy, Western Oklahoma Christian School awarded scholarship grants

Clinton, OK (October 11, 2018)  Corn Bible Academy and Western Oklahoma Christian School received scholarship grants totaling more than $100,000 this week from Opportunity Scholarship Fund (OSF). The presentations were attended by school staff, parents, Rep. Todd Russ and OSF director Rob Sellers. The non-profit OSF helps fund the educations of students who might not otherwise be able to attend a private school. “Our donors are very generous, and they want to help low income families have the opportunity to…

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  • October 12, 2018

OSF presents more than $105,000 in scholarships to Enid families

              Ryan Miller | Enid News & Eagle ENID, Okla. — Opportunity Scholarship Fund presented more than $105,000 in scholarships to 47 families at two private Enid schools last Wednesday. The scholarships will allow 47 lower-income families in Enid to be able to afford to send their children to Oklahoma Bible Academy and Emmanuel Christian School.  OSF provided the scholarships to 35 families for OBA and 12 at ECS, said Rob Sellers, executive director. "They would not be…

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  • September 26, 2018

St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Enid joins OSF!

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 22, 2018) – St. Paul’s Lutheran School (SPLS) in Enid has become the Opportunity Scholarship Fund’s 64th member school.  Established in 1926, SPLS serves students through 5th grade.  They are led by their principal, Lois Nichols, and a dedicated group of staff and teachers, supported by a long tradition of parental involvement.  Through the years, the school has been able to provide superior educational and developmental opportunities for their students, as well as impacting their surrounding community. St.…

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  • June 23, 2018

St. John’s Christian Heritage Academy in Oklahoma City Joins OSF

Oklahoma City (May 29, 2018) - St. John's Christian Heritage Academy (SJCHA) becomes the OSF's 63rd member school as it joins the membership this month.  SJCHA is located in the 5700 block of N. Kelly Avenue and has been in existence for almost 30 years.  Founded by Rev. Dr. W. K. Jackson, the late pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church., hs vision became a reality on August 28, 1989, when the school opened its doors for the first time…

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  • May 29, 2018

Good Shepherd Lutheran School Joins the Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund is pleased to welcome Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Midwest City, Oklahoma as its newest member school!  GSLS is the 62nd school to participate in the OSF, a scholarship granting organization that provides lower-income students with scholarships to afford the opportunity to attend accredited private schools in Oklahoma. Good Shepherd Lutheran School is led by Van Guillotte, a long-time church member and parent of two grown children that attended the school.  GSLS provides a Christian education…

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  • May 19, 2018

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

Board Appoints New President; Executive Director

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund board is pleased to announce the election of Bartlesville resident, Charlie Daniels, as the new President of the OSF.  Daniels, a former Bartlesville School Board member and retired Senior Counsel for ConocoPhillips, has been a staunch advocate for providing education opportunities to all Oklahoma students and is a founding board member of the OSF. The board also announced the appointment of Tulsa businessman, Rob Sellers, as the organization’s Executive Director.  Sellers replaces the founding Executive Director,…

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  • February 17, 2016

See 2015 Annual Report

The OSF Annual Report is posted at the FAQ page under "Other Resources". It has been slightly abbreviated for website access. Total donations (since November 2014) to OSF have been $1.58 million as of December 31, 2015. OSF has issued 200 scholarships with a value or $453,000. Our 47 schools have almost $i million available for scholarships in 2016.

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  • February 8, 2016