Financial Assistance

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Diocese of Peoria Financial Assistance

Tuition assistance scholarship grants from the endowment fund established as a result of the Diocese of Peoria ROOTED IN FAITH Campaign and named in honor of Archbishop Spalding, the first Bishop of Peoria, will be available for the 2024-2025 school year for students enrolled in or intending to enroll in grades Kindergarten through 12 in any Catholic school located in the Diocese of Peoria whose families are active members of a Catholic parish in the diocese. All grants will be based on financial need objectively assessed.

Information about the grants and application materials may be obtained on the Diocesan website  Choose Catholic Education and then click on Financial Assistance. Consult the detailed protocols and procedures and checklist for all requirements necessary to be eligible for an award.

Deadline date for the completed application is April 26, 2024. Notification of grant awards will be made by the end of June 2024.

 St. Patrick Parish Tuition Assistance Program

Financial assistance is also available for the 2024-2025 school year at St. Patrick School.  You must first apply for the John Lancaster Spalding Scholarship Fund Grant (see information above). The deadline is June 15, 2024 to apply for St. Patrick Parish Tuition Assistance funded from the Sister Mary Ann Scholarship Fund. The application process will be done through FACTS. The scholarship process is strictly confidential.  There is a strong commitment that Catholic education should be within the reach of every family in our parish.   If you have any questions, please contact the St. Patrick School Office.

Parents must apply online at: Families of students currently receiving grants are reminded that all grants are for one year only, and anyone seeking to renew a grant for the 2024-2025 school year must reapply.