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Financial Aid


What you need to know:

Families who are seeking financial assistance for next school year can apply now with FACTS Tuition Assistance. A $40 application fee will be required upon submission. 2021 tax documents will be required if application is submitted on or before February 15th, 2023. After this date, 2022 tax documents will be required. If you suspect that your 2022 tax return documents could be delayed, families are encouraged to submit a tuition assistance application by February 15, 2023.

Submission Date and Required Forms: 

  • December 1st 2022-February 15th 2023: 2021 W2 and Tax Return documents required. 
  • February 15th 2023-Ongoing: 2022 W2 and Tax Return documents required. 

The tuition assistance application can be accessed online at https:/ Create an Account (if you do not already have one) and a user ID/Password. Follow the application prompts, and a $40 application fee will be required at the end upon submission. All applications are processed through the FACTS Grant & Aid Company. Financial aid is applicable to tuition only and will be awarded as funds are available following FACTS processing and diocesan verified completed application process. 

For more information or questions about FACTS Tuition Assistance, please contact Michael Brown, Finance Manager by phone: 757-723-6358 or by email:

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