G.R.A.C.E. Scholars & Other Financial Assistance

Financial Aid packets for the 2019-2020 school year are HERE!!

Dear Parents,

Financial aid applications are now open for the 2019-2020 school year.  If you have children in grade school, high school or college, there may be aid available for you to apply for.

For Blessed Sacrament students, please complete the aid packet and be aware of the following:

  1. Deadline – March 1st, 2019
  2. Tax Returns – 2018 is required along with 2018 W-2’s
  3. Application – online FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment must be completed:  Online FACTS Management Financial Aid Application
  4. If applying for GRACE – GRACE application must be submitted to BSS with required items (see details below), as well as FACTS Aid application completed online.

For high school students – please contact your high school for requirements

For college students – please visit https://diosav.org/schools-tuitionscholarships for more information.

Thank you,

Kathy Fialkowski, Bookkeeper

For FULL Financial Aid Packet, click here2019-2020 Financial Aid Packet

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What is the G.R.A.C.E. Scholarship?

The G.R.A.C.E. (Georgia Residents Assisting Children’s Education) Scholars, Inc. offers families the opportunity to access a faith based, academically strong, and community based Catholic school in the State of Georgia.

GRACE provides scholarships to children from families with financial need in grades PreK-12 for use at approved Catholic schools located in the State of Georgia.

To be eligible for a GRACE award, a student must be a resident of the state of Georgia and demonstrate financial need. The student is either entering a Catholic school for the first time at the second grade or above from a Georgia public school or a child eligible to enter first grade, kindergarten or an accredited pre-kindergarten program is eligible for GRACE.

Please visit The GRACE Scholars website to review and answer any questions you may have on to apply for the Grace Scholars award or to learn how you can become a part of the Grace Scholar community through a tax deductible contribution.  Explore and learn more about this opportunity to at GRACESCHOLARS.ORG!

Founded in 2008, the Grace Scholars program was the beloved initiative of Archbishop Wilton Gregory from Atlanta, and our own beloved Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer of Savannah.   Please click below to hear Bishop Hartmayer show and explain the simple steps required for a GRACE Scholars donation.

For current application and scholarship information, please click the links below:

2019-2020 GRACE Scholarship-Parent Information

2019-2020 GRACE Scholar Financial Aid Application

GRACE provides scholarships to children from families with financial need in grades PreK-12 for use at approved Catholic schools located in the State of Georgia.

To be eligible for a GRACE award, a student must be a resident of the state of Georgia and demonstrate financial need. The student is either entering a Catholic school for the first time at the second grade or above from a Georgia public school or a child eligible to enter first grade, kindergarten or an accredited pre-kindergarten program is eligible for GRACE.

Contact Info:
GRACE Scholars, Inc.
2401 Lake Park Dr. SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
Tel: 404-920-7900
Fax: 404-920-7901

gracescholars@archatl.com

www.gracescholars.org

In addition to G.R.A.C.E. Scholars, the Dioceses of Savannah offers partial tuition assistance awards to qualified applicants.  The Dioceses of Savannah will be utilizing the services of FACTS to determine eligibility for tuition assistance.   This link can be found at ONLINE FACTS Mgmt.   If you are new to the FACTS Management site, please create a login and password.   If you are a returning user, please login and complete your application on-line. 

For more information please contact Kathy Fialkowski at (912) 356-6980, or via email: kfialkowski@bss-savannah.org

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