The Opportunity Scholarship grants funding of up to $6,492.00 per year to eligible students in grades K-12.  The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) administers the program.  The application submission period begins February 1.  An eligible student must meet all of the following minimum requirements:  (1) is 5 years old on or before August 31, (2) lives in an eligible household, (3) has not graduated from high school, (4) is a resident of North Carolina, and (4) has not been in college.  To learn of the other requirements and more about the scholarship please contact the NCSEAA at 1-855-330-3955.