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Complete information about the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation (EPSF) and forms can be found here.

The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs provide tax credits to eligible individuals contributing to the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation (EPSF). 

Every dollar received by EPSF is awarded to students attending Catholic elementary and secondary schools, special learning centers, and pre-school programs in the Diocese of Allentown.

Tax contributions to this program are used by the Foundation to provide tuition assistance in the form of scholarships to eligible students attending schools within the Diocese of Allentown. 

To learn more about these programs, please email


Financial Assistance Program

We are grateful for those individuals and business which participate in our EITC initiative, so we have financial assistance available for those in need.  No family should be deterred from joining OLPH due to cost.

Families who are eligible to receive these scholarships must meet the requirements and apply through the STS system.

Once application is complete, your family will be notified of eligibility and the amount of assistance which can be offered.

Scholarship eligibility