Families who are committed to providing a Trinity Catholic education for their children have multiple resources available to explore as funding possibilities.
All families applying for financial aid must make an appointment with the Business Office.
Churches/Stewardship – To receive this type of aid you must make arrangements with your parish priest or pastor.
FACTS Tuition Aid – FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment is a financial aid analysis service that helps the school make data-driven, objective decisions in determining needs-based financial aid. All final decisions on aid awards remain with the school. TCHS financial aid is a schoolfunded program. The aid is given out by grade (9-12) and is depleted rapidly. To be considered for financial aid through this program you must apply online at the Trinity Facts Website or you may pick up forms from the Business Office. The school zip code is
34471. Please be sure to apply for the 2017-2018 school year. The application for financial aid must be completed by April 15, 2017. Applying for financial aid does not guarantee financial assistance.
Step Up for Students Scholarships – These scholarships for low-income families cover up to $6,919 (amount for 2017-2018) for private school tuition and fees and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. A student may qualify for this scholarship based on family income; or eligibility for free-or reduced-price lunch; or family receipt of SNAP (food stamps), TANF, or FDPIR; or if child is in foster care or out -of-home care; or if child is homeless. For more information and/or to apply online go to www.stepupforstudents.org.
McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program provided over 31,000 Florida students with special needs (who have an IEP) the opportunity to attend a participating private school during the 2015-16 school year. Apply online at http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mckay/.
Gardiner Scholarship (Previously the Personal Learning Scholarship Account [PLSA]) — Florida has created this program to help parents individualize the educational plans for their children with special needs. This scholarship is for Florida students in kindergarten through 12th grade with one of the following disabilities: autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Spina bifida, Williams syndrome or Intellectual Disability (severe cognitive impairment). For more information and/or
to apply online go to www.stepupforstudents.org/for-parents/special-needs/how-the-scholarship-works/.
AAA Scholarship Foundation (AAA) – This program is a private non-profit organization that is privately funded and provides up to $5,886 (amount for 2017-2018) in private school tuition/fees assistance for eligible students. Parents must apply and provide supporting documentation as requested; funding is not guaranteed. “An AAA family may NOT accept a scholarship from more than one state voucher or other Tax Credit Scholarship program for the same time period.” For more information and/or to apply online go to http://www.aaascholarships.org/.
Corporate Sponsorship – Seek out corporate entities in the community to tap this potential funding resource.
High School Loan Programs –
Sallie Mae offers the K-12 Family Education Loan to help parents pay for all or part of the cost of sending their children to private primary, middle and secondary schools, including prep schools, parochial schools, Montessori schools and boarding schools. Families can borrow up to the total cost of education. URL: www.salliemae.com
Your Tuition Solution offers fixed-rate tuition financing plans to cover the cost of tuition and related expenses at more than 2,400 private K-12 schools in the United States. The loan amounts are $2,000 to $50,000. Phone: 1-800-920-9777 / Fax: 1-508-281-8505 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / URL: www.yourtuitionsolution.com