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Financial Aid

About Financial Aid

Miquon is committed to enrolling students from many different family backgrounds, including those for whom the cost of tuition is an unmanageable expense. To realize that commitment, the school sets aside a portion of its tuition revenue to be allocated as financial aid. In 2014-15,  46% of the eligible student body are receiving between 10% and 90% of tuition in the form of financial aid.

Important things to know about applying for financial aid:

Applying for financial aid is independent of applying for admission.

  • It is available only for students in Kindergarten and above.
  • It is only offered to families who have demonstrated financial need.
  • Awards may not exceed 90% of tuition, and most are considerably less.
  • All applicants must use the School and Student Service (SSS) to process financial information.
  • Full financial information including tax returns must be submitted for review.
  • For most families, the deadline for financial aid applications is January 16th. After that, applications will be considered while funds remain.
  • When you apply for admission, you will indicate whether you wish to receive a financial aid packet.

January 2015 Application Information

The financial aid process for The Miquon School starts in December. All families with children entering Kindergarten through Grade 6 are eligible to apply. Families currently receiving financial aid must reapply annually.

Please note, all documents and financial information listed below should be submitted directly to School and Student Services (SSS) by January 16, 2015:

● Parent Financial Statement (PFS) – submitted online at sss.nais.org
● A copy of your final pay stub(s) from December 2014

● A copy of federal income tax returns (including schedules) from 2013
● A copy of W-2s and/or 1099s from 2013

Additionally, applicants should submit the 2015-16 Miquon School Financial Aid Application to school by January 16.  Andrea Myers will contact all current financial aid recipients individually. If your family is considering applying for the first time, please visit our How to Apply for Financial Aid section for more details about the process. You may also contact Andrea Myers with questions.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Children Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for students entering Kindergarten through Grade 8 in September 2015. Although the application deadline is March 1, 2015, we encourage families to apply now!

To be eligible, families must meet the income requirements, be residents of Philadelphia and complete the required essay question. The easiest way to submit an application is online at www.csfphiladelphia.org.

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