Financial Aid Instructions Financial Aid is
ONLY available to students going into Grades K-8.
How to apply online Financial Aid is available for families with children in Kindergarten – 8
th grade. To apply for financial aid, please complete the financial aid application through TADS Financial Aid Center.
Once you are registered through TADS, there is a link on your home page to apply for financial aid. We are using TADS Financial aid program this year. (We are no longer with SMARTAID). If you would like to submit a paper application, please obtain one from the Our Lady of Peace main office.
All financial aid applications must be submitted by
How to retrieve a paper application If you do not have access to a computer or simply wish to submit a paper application, you may do so by obtaining an application from your school. Applications
cannot be downloaded from our website, e-mailed or directly mailed to you. Please make sure to contact your school directly for a paper application. 612-823-8253.
Q: Who should complete this Tuition Aid form?
A: Whoever the child resides with should fill this application out, whether it is a parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle, or legal guardian. There is a section within the application where you can enter contributions from non-custodial parents and relatives.
Q: Why do I need to input my spouse's information if I am remarried and they are not legal responsible for my children?
A: Our calculation works off of the total household income, therefore including all income, whether the party is legally responsible for your children or not. Our system however, does take into effect your spouse's expenses as well as their income. It is important to list all expenses that are asked of within the application.
Q: Do I list all of the children in my household, even if they are attending another school?
A: Yes. You will need to list out all children within your household. That includes children attending another private school, children attending a public school, or children not attending school.
Q: What if I have an additional circumstance?
A: We have designed a section for you to select from a list of pre-generated circumstances. If your circumstance is not listed, please feel free to write us a letter explaining your circumstance. Please write "SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES," on the top of your letter, along with your name and application ID.
Q: I do not have the required tax documents. HELP!
A: Include the most recent tax documentation you have available. If you are asked for a specific line from a tax document that you have not yet completed, please estimate the projected amount.
Q: How will I know if I qualify for aid or not?
A: We do not disclose information about the results of your application. All final tuition aid decisions, including notification of an award amount (if any); will be made by your school. For the date award notices will be given, please contact your school directly.