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Financial Assistance

Espiritu Santo Catholic School is committed to making Catholic education accessible for as many families as possible. Many families use some form of financial assistance and/or scholarships over the span of their student(s) education.

ESCS offers several scholarships, including Step Up For Students and McKay

If you have questions regarding options that may be available to your family, please contact Ms. Darlene Lanza, Director of Student Support at dlanza@escschool.org or call her at 727.812.4650, ext. 310.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Catholic Schools Tuition Aid Grants (CSTAG):

Tuition assistance funded through the diocese of St. Petersburg available to need based practicing Catholic families.

Application is available through FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment as of December 1, 2016

Application Deadline March 31, 2017

Parents will be notified by email from FACTS.

https://factsmgt.com

Mary C. Forbes Foundation

Scholarships are available through this privately funded organization for need-based practicing Catholic families. Information about eligibility and how to apply is available through the school office.

Catholic Foundation Match Grant Program

The Match Grant Program provides schools an opportunity to generate additional tuition assistance gifts by offering donors the incentive of having their gifts matched by the Catholic Foundation. This program benefits the school both through the financial match as well as promoting individual gifts.

http://cf.dosp.org

Catholic Foundation Step Up for Students Bridge Scholarship

This scholarship assists those families participating in The Step Up for Students program with additional costs.

http://cf.dosp.org

Teams of Our Lady Scholarship within the Catholic Foundation
http://cf.dosp.org

Knights of Columbus Assembly Scholarship Fund

These scholarships are awarded each year to students to provide tuition assistance.

Step Up for Students

This state-funded program provides Tax Credit Scholarships to students in K-12 who come from qualifying income families. Visit the Step Up for Students website to learn more.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017.

Personal Learning Scholarship Account program (PLSA)

The PLSA is a state funded scholarship for students with certain special needs. It helps parents individualize their educational plan for their child.

www.stepupforstudents.org

www.floridaschoolchoice.org

 

McKay Scholarship Program

State run program for students with special learning needs.

www.floridaschoolchoice.org

 

AAA Scholarship Foundation
AAA Scholarship Foundation (AAA), a private non-profit 501(c) (3) organization, is an approved Scholarship Organization in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia and Pennsylvania. AAA awards Private School Tax Credit Scholarships to eligible students from eligible households to help them attend an eligible private school of their choice.

Application available March 15, 2017

www.aaascholarships.org