Scholarships & Financial Aid
Catholic School Tuition Aid
Any student in or entering grades K–8 who is a baptized, practicing Catholic and is registered in a Catholic parish in the Diocese of St. Petersburg is eligible. The student must be registered at, or have submitted an enrollment application to, an (inter) parish or Diocesan Catholic Elementary school in the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
Students in grades K-8 may not be a recipient of a Corporate Tax (Step Up For Students) or McKay voucher from the state of Florida. The Catholic School Tuition Aid Grant cannot be combined with these awards.
Parents are required to fill out a FACTS Grant and Aid application for each new school year. All applications must be submitted no later than March, and ALL documents uploaded to FACTS no later than April. An application is considered complete when FACTS Grant and Aid has received the application and all supporting documentation required for evaluation.
Below is the link to fill out a FACTS application form. For appeal information please visit the DOSP website here.
Step Up For Students Scholarship: The program provides Tax Credit Scholarships to students in K-12 who come from low-income families. These scholarships allow the students to consider a private school or an out-of-district public school that may better suit their individual needs, an option which already is available to families of greater financial means. Income eligibility guidelines and other information can be found at www.stepupforstudents.org or call 1-877-7FL-SUFS.
Step Up For Students Scholarship application for renewal families opens in October and for new in February/March!
For information on what will be required to apply for or renew this scholarship please contact the school office, (352) 683-0755.
Mary C. Forbes Tuition Grant
Eligibility determined through the foundation from a need-based application process and is only available to affiliated students. For more information please visit their website at www.marycforbesfoundation.com.
McKay Scholarship Program: Florida’s school choice program provides the opportunity for students in grades K-12 with an IEP (Individual Education Plan) the opportunity to attend a participating private school. Application must be made prior to withdrawal from a public school. The amount of the scholarship is based on the student’s IEP. Information can be found at www.floridaschoolchoice.org