Scholarships

BLOCS (Instead of SMARTAID)

Applications for BLOCS Scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year are now open. If your child is planning on attending an archdiocesan grade school, high school or select private schools, please use the below link to apply with FACTS. If you are unsure if your school uses FACTS for financial aid applications, please check with your school directly.  
 
In order to apply, you will need to have your most recent tax documents available. 2017 tax documents will need to be uploaded after January to complete your application.
 
For questions about the application process, please contact FACTS at 866-441-4637. Questions on awarding should be directed to your school.
 
 

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Bridge  Educational Foundation

  • To be eligible for scholarships, families of students must have an adjusted gross income of less than $77,648, with an additional $15,530 adjustment for each dependent as indicated in the table below.

EITC Income Guidelines

# of Dependents

Maximum Adjusted Gross Income

1

$93,644
2

$109,252

3

$124,860
4

$140,468

5

$156,076

Add $15,608 for each additional dependent

  • If you meet these criteria, download the application (k-12 app 2017tax18-19sy), complete it in full and return it to school along with your most recent Federal Tax Return (1040 form only).  Please contact the school if you did not file or cannot locate your most recent tax return.
    ******APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SCHOOL BY MAY 30, 2018*****

Children’s Scholarship Fund – Deadline to apply is 3/1/2018

  • Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 schoolyear. Apply online at (https://www.csfphiladelphia.org/scholarships/schools/) Scholarships are selected by lottery so if you did not receive one last year you can always reapply and maybe you’ll be selected this time.
  • Priority is given to applicants who submit by November 15, 2017. Only one application per family allowed.
  • For more information, visit  www.csfphiladelphia.org or call 215-670-8411.

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP

  • The Maguire Foundation, in partnership with the Faith in the Future Foundation (“Foundation”), will award $3,000 per-year scholarships to at least six students in each of the eighteen qualifying Philadelphia-area Catholic high schools. The current program is specific to eighth graders entering the high school Class of 2020. The scholarship is renewable for each of the four years of high school, given that the Maguire Scholar maintains standards consistent with the qualifications listed.