Financial Aid Application Guidelines

Financial Aid Application Guidelines

  • Please read the following guidelines:

    1. In order for your application to be considered, the following MUST be submitted:
      1. The attached Financial Aid Application completed in detail.
      2. A copy of both parents/guardians most recent income tax return including all schedules.
      3. Completed registration application and registration fee of $150 for each child being enrolled. If registration fee is not received by March 25th, fee will increase to $200.00, and will be applied to your account. This fee will be returned in full if you determine you are unable to enroll your child(ren) after receiving notice of the financial aid granted
    2. Please return the Financial Aid Application along with supporting documents in a sealed envelope to the school’s office addressed to the Financial Aid Committee.
    3. Parents/guardians are expected to contribute to the cost of their child’s education to the best of their ability. Financial aid allotment will generally not exceed 50% of tuition. Full scholarships are not granted.
    4. Parents/guardians must reapply each year for financial aid. Renewal of grants is not automatic.
    5. Families receiving financial assistance are expected to extensively participate in school and fundraising events.
    6. Financial assistance will be considered based on a number of factors including, but not limited to the following:
      • Family’s financial situation
      • Space available
      • Number of siblings enrolled
      • Period of residence on St. Croix (past or anticipated)
      • Commitment to St. Croix Montessori: Student and family’s participation in school and fundraising events (past or anticipated)
    7. An application will not be processed until all required information have been submitted. Please note that the funds for financial aid are limited and the requests are many. It is important that applications are completed fully and accurately at the time of submission.
    8. Applications will be accepted after March 4 to March 31, 2019 and will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Committee. The committee meets periodically to review the applications. Applications are reviewed as they are received and awards granted on a first come first served basis. Scholarship awards will be announced on April 20th, 2019. Assistance cannot be granted if all monies in the financial aid fund have been utilized.
    9. If the assistance awarded does not meet your needs, arrangements can also be made to offset the tuition through in-kind service for which the school would normally have to pay. This will be considered on an individual basis. Please ask to speak to the school’s Board Treasurer.

  • Financial Aid Application

  • Parent Information

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  • FINANCIAL INFORMATION INCOME

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  • A copy of both parents/guardians most recent income tax return including all schedules.