2020-2021 Tuition Assistance Program
A Catholic education for your child may mean financial sacrifice for your family. So let us help. Following is a list of grants and scholarships for which most of our families are eligible. These grants and scholarships will cover a portion or possibly the entire cost of your child’s tuition. These monies have been set aside specifically to assist with paying for tuition.
St. Joseph Parish School wants all children to have the gift of a Catholic education, so we are here to help you find the financial means to make it doable.
Not only are these scholarships available, but so are discounts for the following:
Pay in Full discount: Pay in full by August 1, 2020 and receive a 5% savings.
Multiple student discount: Families with two students receive a 5% savings, Families with three students receive a 10% savings, Families with four or more students receive a 15% savings.
Parish Tuition Assistance - DEADLINES EXTENDED TO MAY 18, 2020
St. Joseph Parish School Catholicity Scholarship - $500 - Deadline May 18, 2020. Alumna Theresa Haidnick frequently expressed her gratitude to have been able to attend St. Joseph Parish School. Ms. Haidnick was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Parish prior to her passing on October 14, 2018, at the age of 96! It was Ms. Haidnick’s hope to assist current and future St. Joseph students in obtaining an excellent Catholic education as was provided for herself and six brothers and sisters. Two $500 Catholicity scholarships will be awarded annually to students in grades 5, 6, or 7 to be used for the upcoming school year. APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE.
NEW -- Fund A Dream - $2,500. Six scholarships will be awarded to students currently in grades K-7. All families that apply for DTA will be considered for this scholarship. (Need- & Merit-based)
NEW -- Sam J and Anita Costanzo Scholarship - $2,200 - Deadline May 18, 2020. APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE. One scholarship awarded to a student in grade K-2. In the memory of Sam J. Costanzo and his wife Anita, their children have begun this need-based scholarship for the youngest students of Saint Joseph Parish School. It is the family’s hope to assist current and future SJS students in obtaining the same excellent Catholic education as was provided to them by their parents.
Msgr. Thomas P. Campbell Scholarship - Amount Varies - Deadline May 18, 2020. APPLICATION IS NOW AVAILABLE. (Need-based). All school families are eligible to apply. Families must complete the Diocesan FACTS Financial Aid Management online application (https://online.factsmgt.com/aid).
Diocesan Tuition Assistance (DTA)
DTA - Deadline for Round One - March 15, 2020; Deadline for Round Two - June 1, 2020. Applications are accepted from January – June 1. If you qualify, awards range from $450-$800 per student. To apply, visit FACTS Financial Aid Management at https://online.factsmgt.com/aid. (Need-based)
Bishops’ Scholarship for Excellence - $1,000 - Due to Mrs. DePasquale by March 5, 2020. Students currently in grades 6 & 7 are eligible to apply. See application form. (Merit-based)
M. Thomas Moore Family Scholarship - $500 - Due to Mrs. DePasquale by March 5, 2020. Students currently in grades 1 through 7 are eligible to apply. See application guidelines. (Merit-based)
Our Lady of Victory Subsidy - TBD. For students who are members of Our Lady of Victory in Tallmadge. Automatically awarded, no application required.
St. Eugene’s Parish Subsidy - $1,100. For students who are members of St. Eugene Parish in Cuyahoga Falls. Automatically awarded, no application required.
St. Joseph Parish Subsidy - $1,125. For students who are members of St. Joseph Parish in Cuyahoga Falls. Automatically awarded, no application required.
St. Matthew Parish Subsidy - $1,125. For students who are members of St. Matthew Parish in Akron. Automatically awarded, no application required.
State Tuition Assistance: Ohio Department of Education Scholarships
Educational Choice Scholarship (EdChoice) - $4,365 - Deadline: May 30, 2020. The Educational Choice Scholarship (EdChoice) is available to students K-12 assigned to and currently attending a public school listed in the 2020-2021 List of Designated Public Schools. Beginning the school year of 2020-2021, New students to St. Joseph Parish School in grades K-8 living in these districts are eligible to receive a scholarship of $4,365. Scholarship materials must be submitted to St. Joseph Parish School by May 30, 2020.
Educational Choice Expansion Scholarship (EdChoice Expansion) - up to $4,365 - Deadline May 30, 2020. The EdChoice Expansion is available to students in K-8, based on income eligibility. The Income Eligibility of a family is 200% above the poverty line. Families do not have to live in a failing district to qualify for this scholarship, but families would have to apply annually with the state. The scholarship available to students is the price of tuition at the non-public school. For St. Joseph Parish School it will be $4,365 for the 2020-2021 school year. Visit EdChoice Expansion for Parents.