Financial assistance from St. Theresa School is available to all entering Kindergarten-8th grade families. Financial assistance is determined on a needs basis and contingent upon following the steps listed below. Financial assistance is granted in the order it is received; decisions will be made on April 1.
There are two steps to apply for financial assistance.
STEP 1: Apply for the Tax Credit Scholarship on January 15
Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS) applications through Empower Illinois opens on January 15. In order to apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School, you must first complete a 2019 application through Empower Illinois for the TCS.
NOTE: If you are already receiving a Tax Credit Scholarship, you still must follow the steps to re-apply in order to extend your scholarship!
See below for step by step instructions to apply or reapply for the TCS in English
See below for step by step instructions to apply or reapply for the TCS in Spanish
STEP 2: Apply on our SmartAid for Parents
Once you have completed the TCS application, you can apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School using SmartAid for Parents (insert link: https://smartaidforparents.com/#/login). Applications must be received by April 1 for first consideration. Questions? Please contact Mrs. Zielinski (please insert link: email@example.com)