Financial Aid

Criteria for Financial Aid

A limited amount of money is available to assist families who would otherwise find enrollment difficult. Tuition from prior years must be current and/or paid in full.

  • Financial need is the basis for consideration.
  • Priority is given to current students who qualify.
  • Financial aid is only granted to kindergarten through 8th grade students.  No assistance is available for students enrolling in the Preschool or PreKindergarten classes.
  • Twenty-five percent (25%) sibling discount is awarded on the "base" tuition. All financial aid is based upon academic day tuition.
  • Deadline for Applications is April 21, 2018 for 1st round awards.

Families who wish to apply for Financial Assistance must submit an application form to the Head of School, accompanied by the family's 2017 federal tax return.  All information will be kept strictly confidential and will be available only to the Scholarship Committee of the Board of Directors.

Financial assistance is available for students entering Kindergarten through 8th Grade. 

No assistance is available for student enrolling in the Preschool or Pre-kindergarten classes.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: APRIL 17, 2018 for 1st round awards.  Limited financial assistance might be available throughout the summer.

Applications for Financial Assistance will not be processed until a completed registration form and appropriate fee is received.

If you have any questions concerning the fee schedule, please feel free to contact the School Office at 717-238-8590.


To apply for Financial Aid

Submit Financial Aid application form and a copy of the current tax return (without attachments) of the person paying the tuition to:

Ellen Hartman Head of School St. Stephen's Episcopal School 215 North Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17101-1407

Please note that applications for financial assistance will not be processed until a completed registration form and appropriate fee is received and the deadline for 1st round awards has passed.

If you have any questions concerning the above information, please contact the school office at 717-238-8590 or contact our business manager at office@sseschool.org.


Private Scholarship Opportunities

AAA Scholarship

www.aaascholarships.org or 1-888-707-2465

 

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities  

https://www.tfec.org/scholarships/eitc-opportunity-scholarship/  

The deadline to complete a scholarship application for the 2018-2019 school year is April 15.  The link below will be updated with next year’s application in December.

 

Children's Education Opportunity Fund of America

www.ceoameria.net

  • Children must currently be in PUBLIC SCHOOL wishing to transfer to PRIVATE

  • You are NOT eligible if your child is already in Private school.

  • Total parent/guardian income cannot exceed 60,000 dollars yearly

  • Scholarships are for children going into grades 2-11.

Please take the time to visit the following website:  www.newpa.com.  This is the Department of Community and Economic Development’s homepage and it provides information on the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program as well as other scholarship organizations that work within the EITC/OSTC programs.  Under the topic of EITC, there is a document that you can download called Scholarship Organization List that will list all of the other organizations that may be able to provide assistance to your family.