Diocesan of Cleveland Tuition Assistance from the Office of Catholic Education
Diocesan tuition assistance is available to families in need financially with children in kindergarten through grade 12 attending Catholic elementary and high schools within the Diocese of Cleveland.
To be considered, families must fill out a FACTS Financial Aid Application. An independent company called FACTS does an objective evaluation of a family’s financial profile for the Diocese of Cleveland. The FACTS Application form is submitted directly to FACTS for evaluation. If you need help completing the FACTS form, contact FACTS Parent support: 866-441-4637 .
By completing a FACTS form, you are automatically considered by the Diocese of Cleveland for their tuition assistance program funded by the Catholic Education Endowment Trust (CEET). The deadline for the first round, where the majority of available aid is granted, is March 15. Notification of these awards is expected by mid-May. There is a second round with a deadline of June 1 and notification is by mid-July. These notifications come directly from the Diocese of Cleveland.
Depending on family needs and the diocesan funds available, grants usually range from $200-$1000 for elementary school or $400-$1500 for high school. Special scholarships with separate criteria are also available and can be discussed with the principal.
Note that you must also fill out the FACTS form to be evaluated for the Bishop’s Scholarship for Excellence, Cathedral Latin Scholarship, and the M. Thomas Moore Scholarship.
Financial Aid awards may be renewed annually. To qualify for renewal, a new FACTS form must be completed each year and demonstrate continued financial need.
FACTS Letter for Parents 2022-2023
FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment will be conducting the financial need analysis for Sts. Joseph and John School for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Families applying for financial aid will need to complete an application and submit the necessary supporting documentation to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment by March 15, 2022. Applicants can apply online by clicking the FACTS link at www.sjjschool.org. Once an online application has been completed, the following information will need to be sent to FACTS to complete the application process:
- Copies of your most recent Federal tax forms including all supporting tax schedules.
- Copies of your 2021 W-2 forms for both you and your spouse.
- Copies of supporting documentation for Social Security Income, Welfare, Child Support, Food Stamps, Workers’ Compensation, and TANF.
All supporting documentation can be uploaded in pdf format online.
Documentation can also be faxed to 866-315-9264 or mailed to the address below. Please be sure to include the applicant ID on all faxed or mailed correspondence.
FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment
P.O. Box 82524
Lincoln, NE 68501-2524
If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866-441-4637.
Those who receive aid from the Diocese will be notified directly once all considerations have been given.
Mrs. Virginia L. Dedrick