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AZTO offers seven award distributions throughout the school year.  All awards issued are for the current school year.

In order to participate in any of AZTO tax credit programs, an annual application must be submitted and approved by AZTO’s board.  Only one annual application submission is required.   See Application Information for details.

AZTO issues two award types for both the Original and PLUS Credits.

  1. Tuition Grants are defined as board approved tuition awards from donor recommendations.  Tuition Grants are awarded every other month.
  2. Scholarship Awards are heavily focused on financial need and special circumstances.  Scholarships from AZTO’s general fund are issued annually by the end of  February.
Award Cycles Donation Deadlines Award Distribution Timing
July Grant Awards June 30th Mid-July
September Grant Awards August 31st Mid-September
November Grant Awards October 31st Mid-November
January Grant Awards December 31st Mid-January
February Scholarship Awards December 31st End of February
March Grant Awards February 28th Mid-March
May Grant Awards April 15th Mid-may
A Student’s application must be submitted and approved annually before any tuition awards may be issued.

If your student is currently attending a Pre-K program or planning to transfer to a participating school next school year, AZTO can hold any Tuition Grants for the following school year.  Awards may not be released for students that are currently not attending the participating school.  For more information, see New Student Information.

AZTO additionally offers a special May distribution for the coming school year for those partner schools that require a tuition payment in May or June for the coming school year.  Contact AZTO, if this tuition payment schedule is applicable for your student and you desire to participate in the special May distribution.