It is best to scan and upload your documents however families can now upload files in JPEG or PDF format from a mobile device. Faxed and mailed documents are no longer accepted. Please contact your school for assistance.
What documents will I need? • 2020 W-2 Forms (W-2s are mailed out in January by your employer. If not received by January 31, contact your employer.) • 2019 or 2020 IRS Federal Tax Return, including any supporting Schedules and Forms (If you do not receive W-2s, you must submit a 2020 Tax Return.) > If you cannot locate your tax return, contact the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-908-9946 and request a tax return transcript. > If you do not file taxes, contact the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-908-9946 and request verification on non-filing.
You will be given one week to accept the award online by the designated deadline. Credit to your tuition account will be made once your registration and enrollment is complete and verified.
Award notifications will be emailed through FACTS to returning families beginning early May 2021. New families will receive email notifications through FACTS beginning late May 2021.
Tuition assistance is awarded to eligible students based on: • Program eligibility • Financial need • Timing of completed application submission • Confirmation of school registration
The deadline for RETURNING families (families with a child currently enrolled in K-8 at any Diocesan-sponsored Catholic elementary school) is March 15, 2021 and for NEW families April 15, 2021. Only completed FACTS Grant & Aid applications submitted online by the deadline with all required supporting documents will be considered.
Complete the FACTS Grant & Aid application at www.FACTSmgt.com/aid, answer all questions applicable to the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund application, and upload all required supporting documentation. It is best to scan and upload your documents however families can now upload files in JPEG or PDF format from a mobile device. Faxed and mailed documents are no longer accepted. Please note there is a non-refundable $30.00 application processing fee payable by credit card or bank information. Only one application per family is required annually.
All families who have a child or children registered or are new registrants in a Diocesan-sponsored Catholic elementary school in Fairfield County (Grades K-8) and are in financial need of tuition assistance.