You have an important financial decision to make for your family. You must decide how to finance your child’s education at St. Columbkille School. This page offers you important information about how to afford this investment for your child.
Since the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur opened the doors in 1923, we have continued to fulfill their mission of providing a Catholic education regardless of a family’s financial circumstances. It is our intention that no family should be denied a Catholic education at St. Columbkille because of financial reasons. While all families pay tuition we understand that assistance is sometimes needed in order to make this a reality. This year, 80% of families are receiving financial assistance through:
The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) which provides a $1,000 award to each eligible student
The school’s Sponsor-A-Scholar Program, awards vary depending on income and need
Sponsor a Scholar Program Applications for the school’s Sponsor-A-Scholar Program are accepted year round.
Scholarships awarded vary depending on the need and circumstance of each family. Families who receive a scholarship from the Sponsor-A-Scholar program are required to complete additional service hours at the school.
Catholic Education Foundation All students are able to apply for the need-based Tuition Award Program offered by the Catholic Education Foundation. Each eligible student who applies may be chosen to receive a $1,000 annual scholarship. A limited number of families are chosen each year by CEF. Contact the school office for application process.
Accepted Financial Documentation
Recent tax returns or W2 forms.
Formal letter of disbursement for Unemployment, Disability and/or Social Security
Formal letter of disbursement for AFDC, Food Stamps and/or WIC
Court order of alimony and/or child support
Notarized letter/affidavit stating proof of income