Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact if I have questions regarding tuition assistance?
The principal of the school in which your student is attending or planning on attending should be contacted with any questions.
Where are the applications for tuition assistance located?
The applications are located on this website or from the administrative staff at the school.
What is the deadline for the applications?

December 15, 2015

Tuition Assistance applications available from principal or on website

January 29, 2016  deadline (90% of available funds will be distributed)

May 16, 2016 deadline (remaining 10% will be distributed)
August 22, 2016 deadline for New Students

What is the typical amount of the scholarship?
Scholarships awarded are based on a percentage of need for each individual family. The minimum/maximum amount awarded is $500/$2500.
How do I qualify for tuition assistance?
A tuition assistance application MUST be filled out and submitted in order to be considered for assistance. FACTS, a third party vendor, will do an assessment of the ability of each family to pay tuition. Click here to download the FACTS application.
When will I be notified if I qualified for tuition assistance?
  • Week of March 16, 2015   will mail award letters to parents
  • Week of June 29, 2015   will mail award letters to parents
  • September 21, 2015         will mail award letters to parents of new students
How many scholarships are available?
In 2012-2013, $1.6M in scholarships was awarded to primary school students throughout the Archdiocese.
Can I transfer my scholarship to a different catholic school?
  • When transferring: From a ICCS school to a ICCS school – Yes
  • From a Non ICCS school to a Non ICCS school – Yes
  • From a ICCS school to a Non ICCS school – No
  • From a Non ICCS school to a ICCS school – No
Can my preschool child(ren) receive a scholarship?
Yes, as long as there is another sibling registered in Kindergarten thru 8th grade in any of the catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Galveston – Houston.