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Available Scholarships

The mission of BG Christian is “actively aspiring to high quality, distinctively Christian education that will enable each student to serve God and others with Christian character and academic excellence.”   We hope that you share in our mission and vision, and that you are willing to make the commitment to a Christian education, not only financially, but with time, service, and prayer.

To help qualifying families, we have listed several opportunities that provide financial assistance. Please see the descriptions and links below:

Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund:

This privately funded opportunity provides need-based scholarships to families throughout Northwest Ohio. The funds purpose: growing minds and creating futures for young people with tuition assistance that enables them to attend an independent K-8 school of their choice.  Scholarships are 100% need-based with up to $2000 available, and is awarded by lottery system.

Each year, NOSF provides hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition assistance, with an average scholarship award of nearly $1,200. If you believe that your family may be eligible, and you are ready to make at least a commitment of $500 toward tuition costs, we encourage you to begin the application process today. Partial scholarships are also available.  All applications for the 2021-2022 school year are due by Friday May 28th, 2021. For more information about this scholarship, visit www.nosf.org NOTE: You do not apply through FACTS for this scholarship.

CLICK HERE for details on income eligibility

CLICK HERE to start your application 

EdChoice Scholarship:

The EdChoice Scholarship program was created to offer students from underperforming public schools the opportunity to attend participating private schools for little or no cost. K-12th grade students from designated public schools qualify for these scholarships if they are entering BG Christian Academy as a NEW STUDENT. The current list of designated schools can be found HERE. The application window for the Traditional EdChoice Scholarship starts March 2nd, 2021 and is submitted through BG Christian. Email admissions@bgchristian.org for more details.

EdChoice also offers an “Expansion Scholarship” that is available to incoming Kindergarten through 12th grade students whose family income is at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (CLICK HERE for current guidelines).  Interested families must have “Enrolled” status with the school which includes a completed application with supporting documents and application fee on file with the school office. Entrance testing and a family FACTS account is also required. Current families must be re-enrolled for the new school year before a renewal application will be submitted.  If you believe you qualify, please contact admissions@bgchristian.org. The application window for the Expansion Scholarship starts February 1st, 2021 and is submitted through BG Christian. NOTE: You do not apply through FACTS for this scholarship.

Linette Butler Scholarship:

Linette Butler was a BG Christian Academy student who passed away from cancer in 2002 during her seventh grade year.  Family and friends wishing to honor her memory contributed money towards the goal of providing scholarships given in her name.  The scholarship was established by Tim and Deb Butler on May 8, 2003 and specifically designed for current students who have exhibited a love and aptitude for science or math.  Currently, it is our only academic-based scholarship.

Two $300 scholarships will be awarded for each school year.  One will be awarded for science and the other for math.  Students are also selected based on Christian character and teacher recommendations.  These scholarships are offered specifically for students entering grades 6- 12 and who have a passion and ability in these two subject matters.  Application deadline is March 31st of each year.  Interested families must have “Accepted” status with the school which includes a completed application with supporting documents and application fee on file with the school office.  Click on the links below for further details on the scholarship.  NOTE: You do not apply through FACTS for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description and Details

Student Application

Teacher Recommendation Form

BG Christian Scholarships:

Every year, generous donors pledge funds to support students and families of BG Christian Academy.  These funds are distributed through an application process on a first come – first serve basis to qualifying families.  This school year’s application period will start Monday February 1st, 2021 and end by March 31st, 2021 with applications submitted online through the FACTS website.  Current families must be enrolled for the 2021-2022 school year to be eligible with a FACTS account in good standing.  New families must have “Accepted” status with the school which includes a completed admissions application with supporting documents and application fee submitted to the school office, and their family FACTS account setup.  New Families for the 2021-2022 school year may apply after the deadline once they are accepted and if funds are still available.


  1. Login with your family FACTS account information.
  2. Fill out and submit your online application: a NONREFUNDABLE fee of $35 is required before your application will be processed.
  3. Submit all required documents by uploading them online through FACTS or faxing them to 866-315-9264 (Customer Care Representatives are available to assist you by calling 866-441-4637)
  4. You are able to login to FACTS to check the status of your application at anytime. Processing time may very. Families will be notified by the school of scholarships awarded by the end of May.

*CLICK HERE for more FAQs on the Scholarship and Financial Assistance application process through FACTS.

Family Referral Discount:

BG Christian’s ‘Referral Discount’ is available to any current families who are able to help us grow our school family! If you believe you know a family that may be interested in the Academy, and are willing to be reached out to, your family could be eligible for a $300 tuition credit. Fill out the referral form by clicking the link below.

CLICK HERE to start form

PLEASE NOTE – the following criteria must be met for a family to receive the Referral Discount:

*Referred student must attend at full-time status and complete a full  semester before discount is applied.

*This benefit is on a PER FAMILY basis, not a per student basis. Current families may submit more than one referral for credit.

For other questions about scholarships and/or financial assistance,
please contact finance@bgchristian.org or call 419-354-2422

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