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Financial Aid

  1. Registered and active members of local Catholic Churches may receive a Catholic Tuition Grant to reduce the amount paid to DeSales by the family. Applications must be submitted to your pastor by April 15th to qualify for the upcoming school year.  Find a printable version of the Catholic Tuition Grant Application on the Parents > Forms page.
  2. The BISON Fund is a privately funded program offering partial tuition assistance to low income families. Scholarships are awarded by annual lottery drawing and are not academic or race-based scholarships, but awarded solely based on need. Families must demonstrate need for aid according to an Income Eligibility Scale to qualify for consideration. Families must also commit to paying a minimum of $500 in tuition for their child(ren). Please note: NEW Applicants must complete an Eligibility Form by February 28, 2020. If you are chosen to receive funding from The BISON Fund you will be emailed a full application to complete and return..  A printable version of the Eligibility form is also available through the link below.
    If you are currently receiving funding from The BISON Fund, you DO NOT need to complete this Eligibility form.  
    1. Complete the online BISON Fund application
  3. Needs-based aid is available to qualified applicants through DeSales' Tuition scholarship program, and all awards are confidential.  Applications are due to DeSales Finance Office by April 15th, however, for new families enrolling after April 15th, or for any DeSales family facing a financial emergency, assistance applications are always considered. Find a printable version of the DeSales Tuition Scholarship Guidelines and Application on the Parents > Forms page.

Note: Financial aid is not available for Early Childhood Development Classes

Paper Applications for all forms of Financial Aid are also available from the DeSales Main Office any school day from 8:00am - 3:30pm