FINANACIAL AID INFORMATION


Montini Catholic High School Grant
The mission and passion of our founder St. John Baptist De La Salle in France during the 17th century was to provide education to the children of the poor. Today one of the criteria’s of a Lasallian School is to provide education to all children especially children of families who want a Catholic education but cannot afford today’s tuition rates. Montini Catholic High School offers need based grants that are available to all families that apply. Applications must be completed online with FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment at https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3GQSQ

The deadlines for submitting an application are as follows:
March 1, 2017 for incoming freshmen (Class of 2021)
March 1, 2017 for current families with an incoming freshman
April 17, 2017 for current families without an incoming freshman

Applications will be available through FACTS after January 1, 2017. Montini Catholic will notify families of their award by letter at the end of April for the Class of 2021 and the end of May for the current families. 

The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF)
The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) distributes hundreds of need-based scholarships and education program grants each year. The CEF generates its funding through an annual fall scholarship campaign, parish assessments, and donor directed planned gifts. This grant is applicable only to those families who are registered parishioners of a Joliet Diocese Parish. Families must apply online at https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3GQSQ BY March 1, 2017. 

Kazma Family Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students in the Class of 2021.  Students must have significant financial need and attend a Catholic parish.  To apply families must complete the FACTS application as well as the Kazma Family Foundation application.   To learn more about the application process, please click here.
Deadline is March 1, 2017

Bishop Blanchette Scholarship
The Council of Catholic Women of the Diocese of Joliet annually offers a number of scholarships to students planning to or already enrolled in a Catholic high school in the diocese. Students in grades 8 - 11 that will be or are attending Montini Catholic High School are eligible to apply for these scholarships.  Students must be registered in a parish with a local Council of Catholic Women, since it is these local councils which do the fund-raising. Students must also show significant financial need, and actively attend their parish. These scholarships are awarded on a year to year basis and grants are paid directly to Montini Catholic High School. To apply for one of these scholarships, students and their families must request the necessary forms from the President of their parishes CCW. (If difficulty is encountered in contacting the President of the local CCW, please call 815.221.6249 or email jdccwpresident@dioceseofjoliet.org for the Office of the JDCCW.) 

The FACTS Aid & Grant Form is also required. The deadline is April 7, 2017.

Note: Only one application and fee is required with FACTS to be considered for a Montini Catholic Grant, Catholic Education Foundation Grant, and Bishop Blanchette Scholarship. In order to complete a FACTS Application, you will need your 2016 Tax Return and 2016 W-2 form. The application fee is $30 for a FACTS Application.

LINK Unlimited Scholarship
LINK Unlimited is a not-for-profit organization that provides educational services and mentoring to economically disadvantaged African American youth from the Chicago area. For more information go to www.linkunlimited.org. LINK is available to current 8thgraders and application deadline is November 18, 2016.

Holy Family Scholarship Chicago Scholars
HFS Chicago Scholars provides partial high school scholarships for academically motivated yet economically disadvantaged young men and women. Criteria are based on conduct, GPA and rank on standardized tests. Applications can be downloaded atwww.hfschicagosholars.com. Deadline is November 15, 2016.

Diocese of Joliet Employee Benefit Program SPACE (Schools Promoting & Assisting Catholic Educators Program)
Montini Catholic offers a tuition credit for children of faculty members from participating Catholic grade schools. A letter stating full time employment from the respective Pastor or Principal of the school is required and should be submitted to the Montini Catholic Business Office.

Montini Catholic Work Study Program
This program has a limited number of opportunities for student employment during the summer and the school year. Credits earned from participating in the Work Study Program are applied directly to the student's tuition account. For more information on this program, please contact Jason Nichols at jnichols@montini.org.

Questions? Please contact Mrs. Rose Riccio at rriccio@montini.org or (630) 627-6930 x175 or Mr. Jim Segredo at jsegredo@montini.org(630) 627-6930 x174.

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