Scholarship Information 2022-23

Temple Emanuel ECDC is pleased to offer two scholarship opportunities for eligible families:

Pre-K EITC scholarship 

Every year the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh provides families who qualify with scholarships through their scholarship entity – The Pittsburgh Jewish Pre-Kindergarten Educational Improvement Foundation. The application process is managed by FACTS, who collects the data. If you have not used the FACTS process before, here is a quick video to familiarize yourself with them: FACTS Grant & Aid – What to Expect.

Reach out to FACTS if you have questions. If you still need assistance please let us know.

  • Click here to apply
  • Application must be submitted by 4/30/2022
  • $35 Application Fee
  • The child must be 3 years old by August 31, 2022
  • Families must earn under this amount to be eligible:
    • $96,676  + ($17,017)  x number of dependents in the family (includes the student) Ex: A family with 5 people (2 parents + 3 children) would need their income to be below $147,727.00 in order to qualify for EITC scholarship: $96,676 + 3 ($17,017) = $147,727.00
  • If your child has a disability there is a higher income threshold. Please reference Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program Guidelines and Application (go to page 2)

GEM Scholarship Fund
  • Click here to apply
  • No Application Fee
  • The child must be 3 years old by August 31, 2022
  • Annual household income must not exceed $90,000 with an income allowance of $15,608 for each dependent living within the same household