The Franciscan School
Faith, Academics, and Service
The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi


Independent Scholarships

  • North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship and Disabilities Grant Programs: The Franciscan School is a participant in these programs. For more information regarding these programs, please visit Opportunity Scholarships.  The Opportunity Scholarship Program expands school choice in North Carolina through scholarship grants for eligible children in kindergarten through 12th grade. This program provides funding of up to $4,200 per year for eligible children who choose to attend a participating nonpublic school.The open application period for the Opportunity Scholarship is February 1 through March 1.  The open application period guidelines are strictly adhered to, so any applications received outside of the open application period will not be considered.


  • The Diocese of Raleigh Office of African Ancestry Ministry & Evangelization (AAMEN) and Native American Catholic Community:  Over the years, the AAMEN office has provided funds to the Catholic Schools of the Diocese. The funds for the awards come from the Black & Indian Missions grant awarded to the AAMEN office. For more information on how to apply, please visit Diocese of Raleigh.  Choose the item “Tuition Assistance Application for K-12 Catholic Schools”.  Contact Mrs. Lauren Green at for further information on the African American scholarship.  The open application period for the scholarship is January 28 – March 18.