Use the FACTS On-line application to submit your financial aid application.
Saint Mary’s Catholic School is supported through tuition and the generosity of parishioners, school families, benefactors and others who recognize and support the unique character and mission of the school. The students and families of Saint Mary’s are grateful for this support.
The community of Saint Mary’s makes available to those families who might otherwise not enroll due to financial circumstances assistance meeting tuition obligations. Resources made available through the Diocese of Richmond and the Parish of Saint Mary’s are allocated to families based on an analysis conducted by an independent company (FACTS). It is very important that those applying for financial assistance follow the application procedures and deadlines as described in links above.
Resources for financial assistance are available from five primary sources:
The funds made available through the foundation are administered by the Diocese of Richmond and are available to families of all faiths. Awards are made by the Diocese of Richmond based on financial circumstances.
Parish Sharing Program
The funds made available by parishes of the Diocese of Richmond (including parishes without schools) are administered by the Diocese of Richmond and are available to all Catholic families. Awards are made by the Diocese of Richmond based on financial circumstances.
Saint Mary’s Parish
Saint Mary’s Parish makes available funds for financial assistance. The funds are administered by Saint Mary’s School. Awards are made based on financial circumstances.
Future Full of Hope Scholarships
This scholarship provides up to 50% scholarship and was made possible by a generous donation of $1,000,000 to help families afford Catholic school education. Eligibility requirements: Catholic & New to SMCS.
Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credit Program (EISTC)
Saint Mary’s participates in the McMahon-Parater EISTC program. For additional information, please see the Diocesan Website Page – Scholarships and Tax Credits.
All financial aid awards require an application. Please see above links for completing the application.