Tuition Assistance

Saint Rose Catholic School strives to make an affordable Catholic education available to all who wish to receive it.  We have numerous options for tuition assistance. Our school administration and tuition assistance committee work with our families on an individual basis to their needs.  Please review the options below and feel free to contact our school with any questions that you may have.

SMART Aid Instructions PDF

The Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship Program 

This program offers students in grades K-12 the opportunity to attend a private school for little or no cost. Students from designated public schools qualify for these scholarships. For more information, visit the Ohio Department of Education 
*EdChoice Scholarship Applications must be coordinated through Mrs. Kasha Rakosik, Administrative Assistant, rakosik@saintroseonline.org.
*Applications are accepted February 1 - April 15, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year.

EdChoice Expansion Program
This program is an income-based scholarship that provides students in grades K-12 the opportunity to attend a private school for little or no cost whose families meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines. This program is only open to students who do not qualify for the Educational Choice Scholarship. For more information, visit the Ohio Department of Education 
*EdChoice Scholarship Applications must be coordinated through Mrs. Kasha Rakosik, Administrative Assistant, rakosik@saintroseonline.org.
*Applications are accepted February 1 - April 15, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund
This fund provides need-based scholarships worth up to $2,000 for families who desire to send their child/children to a private K-8 school. This scholarship is awarded through a lottery system. Applications are generally available from January to April for the following academic year. For application information and requirements, please visit https://nosf.org/ or contact the Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund office at 419-720-7048. 
2020 Application Flyer   Am I eligible?

Saint Rose Parish “Sponsor A Student”
Families interested in applying for financial assistance from the Saint Rose Parish Sponsor-A-Student Fund are required to submit an application via SMART Aid by April 15, 2020 to be eligible for consideration. Instructions for SMART Aid are included HERE.


Scholarships

Saint Rose Parish is fortunate to have the following scholarships available and will be awarded to families upon review of their verified SMART Aid application. SMART Aid applications are due by April 15, 2020 to be eligible for consideration. Instructions for SMART Aid are included HERE.

Marilyn Bureau Scholarship
The Bureau Scholarship will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grade who have a demonstrated financial need.
These students must also be registered parishioners at either Saint Rose of Lima or Saint John XXIII parishes.

Larry & Suzie Davenport Scholarship
The Davenport Scholarship will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grade who have a demonstrated financial need. These students must also be registered parishioners at either Saint Rose of Lima or Saint John XXIII parishes.

Gorski Family Foundation Scholarship
The Gorski Family Foundation awards two Saint Rose students scholarships of $1,000 each for their sixth-grade year, based on academic performance in the fifth grade and demonstrated financial need. Recipients must have achieved and maintained a minimum overall B average and a B grade in science. These scholarships may be renewable for the students’ seventh and eighth-grade years provided they are enrolled at Saint Rose School and maintain the academic requirements stated above.

Thomas G. & Patricia A Hoffmann Scholarship
The Hoffmann Scholarship will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grade who have a demonstrated financial need. These students must also be registered parishioners at either Saint Rose of Lima or Saint John XXIII parishes.

Holy Name Society Scholarship
The Holy Name Society Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded to a kindergarten through eighth grade student enrolled in Saint Rose School, whose family has a demonstrated financial need.

Kang Family Foundation Scholarship
The Kang Family Foundation Scholarship is awarded to one or two Saint Rose School students in the sixth, seventh or eighth grades.  The students will be chosen based on academic motivation, dedication to his/her faith, and love of his/her school and community, in addition to demonstrated financial need.  This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Hae- Seok Kang and Hong-Eun Kim whose love of learning and patriotism for their country, South Korea, contributed to South Korean independence from Japan.

Robert & Janise Kaufman Scholarship
The Kaufman Scholarship will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grades who have a demonstrated financial need. These students must also be registered parishioners at either Saint Rose of Lima or Saint John XXIII parishes.

Knights of Columbus Scholarships
The Knights of Columbus Scholarships will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grades, who have a demonstrated financial need. These students must also be registered parishioners or related to a registered parishioner at Saint Rose of Lima parish.

James A. & Veronica G. Leyland Scholarship
The Leyland Scholarship will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grade who have a demonstrated financial need. These students must also be registered parishioners at either Saint Rose of Lima or Saint John XXIII parishes.

Pirate Parent’s Club Scholarship
The Pirate Parents’ Club Scholarship will be awarded to one or more Saint Rose School students in kindergarten through eighth grade who have a demonstrated financial need. These students must also be registered parishioners at either Saint Rose of Lima or Saint John XXIII parishes.


Monthly Payments

All registered families are required to enroll in SMART Tuition. Families may pay tuition in full by June 1, 2020, or choose 10 monthly payments (August through May.)
Enroll at https://parent.smarttuition.com/ Saint Rose School ID code is 12961. 
Instructions for new families are found HERE

updated January 22, 2020