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Eligibility Guidelines

Eligibility for assistance through the Grant-In-Aid Program will be determined with the following guidelines:

Continuing Eligibility
  • A. Total tuition costs, including any Catholic high school tuition costs, are usually 20% of the applicant family’s total adjusted gross income.
  • B. Applicant families are Catholic and are registered, active parishioners of St. Barnabas Parish.
  • C. Priority will be given to applicant families who are regular offertory contributors.
  • D. Applicant families actively participate as volunteers in parish and/or school events, programs, or activities.
One-Time Eligibility
  • A. Unusual and unplanned family expenses (i.e. serious medical condition or employment lay-off) cause a temporary loss of income or create an increase in expenses so that total tuition costs, including any Catholic high school tuition costs, usually are 20% of the applicant family’s total adjusted gross income.
  • B. Applicant families are Catholic and are registered, active parishioners of St. Barnabas Parish.
  • C. Priority will be given to applicant families who are regular offertory contributors.
  • D. Applicant families actively participate as volunteers in parish and/or school events, programs, or activities.


Decisions: Eligibility and Awards

Fund distribution decisions are made by a three-member panel who may consult with the Principal and/or the Pastor to verify applicant’s eligibility and to glean ideas about applicant's participation in the parish and school. St. Barnabas Parish pledges complete confidentiality for recipient families. Volunteering by assistance awardees will be monitored by the GIA Committee.

 

 
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