Financial Assistance

Nativity of Our Lord School
Financial Assistance Programs

There are various outlets to apply for financial assistance for tuition costs at Nativity of Our Lord School.Students must be enrolled to apply for financial assistance. For further information about financial assistance, please contact the school Enrollment Office or the Parish Business Manager.

BLOCS (Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools)

This fund distributes designated and undesignated funds donated by businesses under the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) and are income qualified, i.e. applicants must fall within prescribed income levels to be eligible to receive funds. Applications are submitted to a 3rd party agency for review for qualifications and results are forwarded to BLOCS. Funds are available for Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information about BLOCS, please see their website, www.blocs.org. Applications must be submitted online through www.smartaidforparents.com (http://www.smartaidforparents.com). For more information or assistance, please contact the school office or support@smartaidforparents.com.  Priority Application deadline for 2017-2018 for SmartAid applications for funds is 12/31/2016.  A completed 2016 Federel Income Tax Return will be required to be submitted as evidence to complete the application no later than 3/31/2017.

JOEY CASEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This fund distributes donor funds and is also in come qualified (see above). Applications through www.SmartAidforparents.com are reviewed for qualifications and awarded through the school vetting process.  ONE application through SmartAid will place qualified families in consideration for any funds through this foundation.  Apply through www.smartaidforparents.com .

HENCKELS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This fund distributes donor funds and is also income qualified (see above). Applications through www.smartaidforparents.com are reviewed for qualifications and awarded through the school vetting process.  ONE application through SmartAid will place qualified families in consideration for any funds through this foundation. Henkels Foundation is currently the distributing agency for a significant donation made specifically to Nativity of Our Lord School by the J. P. Mascaro Company.  Apply through www.smartaidforparents.com .

SPONSOR A STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

This fund is held within Nativity of Our Lord Parish to assist students in our school and is funded by various individual donations given throughout the year from different sources. This fund is not restricted by income qualifications and can be used to help families through specific and emergency situations. ONLY 2017-20118 Sponsor-a-Student applications will be submitted and accepted in the school office. Application deadline for 2017-2018 school year is May 1, 2017.  Download the 2017-2018 Sponsor-a-Student application form here. revised-nativity-of-our-lord-sas-application

NATIVITY OF OUR LORD SCRIP PROGRAM

This program is open to anyone to participate to offer tuition credit to any specific student tuition
account. Scrip or Gift Cards are available for purchase throughout the calendar year with a % of each card purchased returned as Tuition Credit to a specific account or to the Sponsor a Student Scholarship Fund. Tuition Credit will be made to School tuition, PREP tuition, high school or university tuition. Participation in this program can begin immediately for a future student and held until the student begins school. For details on how to enroll, click here Scrip program promotion page