At Holy Family Regional Catholic School, we recognize that tuition costs represent a significant investment in each student’s future.  Financial Aid opportunities are made available through scholarship programs such as BLOCS (Business Leaders Organized for Catholic Schools), The Bridge Education Foundation, as well as The Foundation for Catholic Education.

These scholarship opportunities use funds from the EITC and OSTC tax credit programs and are available to residents of Pennsylvania who meet eligibility requirements.

BLOCS Applications for the 2018-2019 school year will be processed by FACTS Grant and Aid and are being accepted through March 15, 2018.

To complete your FACTS application, go to: https://online.factsmgt.com/aid

New for 2018-2019 – Bishop’s Tuition Transfer Grant Program

Transferring your child to Holy Family Regional Catholic School from a non-Catholic school?  Holy Family is pleased to announce our participation in the Bishop’s Tuition Transfer Grant program sponsored by the Connelly Foundation and the Foundation for Catholic Education.

New, eligible applicants from non-Catholic schools entering grades 2-7 will receive a $1,500 tuition grant upon admission. Students who maintain attendance will get $1,000 off their first year, and $500 off their second year of tuition.

To be considered for this award, parents must complete and submit the FACTS financial aid application by March 15, 2018.

To apply, please CLICK HERE.

Any questions, please contact admissions@holyfamilyaston.org or call Holy Family at 610-494-0147

Bridge Foundation

Click here for the 2018-2019 Bridge Application

The Bridge Foundation ​that they will be providing EITC scholarship awards for ​next year.  Please note that these funds are available to students in grades K-8 only, and to families residing in Pennsylvania.  

To be eligible for this award, the income guidelines are below.  If you are interested in applying, please complete the application, and return it to school including a copy of your  2017 Federal Income Tax Return(s) – 1040 form only .

The Bridge Foundation does ask that families who receive funds provide 40 hours of community service over the 12 month period beginning from the date the funds are received.  The entire family can contribute toward the hours, and they don’t have to all be completed at the school.  The volunteering can be any sort of community service, the hours just need to be documented and approved by a representative of the place where the volunteering has been completed.

Applications are due to the school no later than ​May 18, 201​8​.

To be eligible for scholarships, families of students must have an adjusted gross income of less than $77,648, with an additional $15,530 adjustment for each dependent.

EITC Income Guidelines*

Number of Dependents      Maximum AGI

1                                                              $93,178

2                                                              $108,708

3                                                              $124,238

4                                                              $139,768

5                                                              $155,298

Please contact Mrs. Cobb in the Business Office (kcobb@holyfamilyaston.org) with any questions.

Other Defrayal Options:

  • Parish subsidy – available to contributing parishioners only
  • SCRIP program (tuition rebates) – available to ALL families
  • For cases of severe financial hardship, assistance may be provided by the family’s parish. However, the family must have exhausted all of the above options before requesting assistance from the Pastor.