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Financial Aid

Diocese of Arlington Tuition Assistance Program

Application Process & Requirements

a. All school families participating in the program must submit the same application form (available in English and Spanish) along with a processing fee payable to the private vendor. 

b. To become eligible for receiving funds from this program, students must satisfy all of the criteria described below:

  • A baptized Catholic or convert officially received into the Church
  • Family resides within the boundaries of the Diocese of Arlington
  • Family is registered and an active member of the parish
  • Student attends or is accepted by a Catholic school in the Diocese of Arlington

c. The deadline for submitting applications to the contracted vendor is determined annually. Applications received after the stated due date will be considered for tuition assistance if funds are still available.

d. Although students from families residing on local military bases are not domiciled in a Diocesan parish, those students are eligible for the Diocese of Arlington Tuition Assistance Program. 

e. The funds from the Program will be paid directly to the school that the qualifying student attends. Schools will credit the tuition accounts for those families who have been approved to receive aid for that school year.

Parish Scholarship

There are scholarship funds to assist Parishioners with tuition:

a. Apply using the diocesan application.

b. If financial aid is not granted through the Diocesan program, write a letter to the principal to state your need. The Principal and the Pastor will consider your need using the information from the diocesan application. 

c. The deadline for application for the Parish Scholarships is determined annually.

Important Note

Please visit FACTS to apply; application is available only online, in both English and Spanish.

Deadline for families with only diocesan elementary students (Gr. K through 8) is March 17, 2017.

Deadline for families with both diocesan high school and elementary students is January 23, 2017.