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Tuition Assistance

FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment conducts the financial need analysis for Ursuline Academy. Families applying for financial aid for the 2016-2017 school year will need to complete an application and submit the necessary supporting documentation to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment by mid-November, 2015.

Click here for more information about the Ursuline tuition assistance application process.

Click here to learn more about the FACTS application process.

Click here to access the application.

DEADLINE for applying for tuition assistance is mid-November, 2015 (exact date TBD).


You can afford an Ursuline Education.

The Ursuline Sisters, who founded our school in 1896, held a philosophy that is continued today – to provide an Ursuline education to any student who is academically qualified.

In keeping with the Ursuline philosophy and mission of the school, the following scholarships and tuition assistance programs are available. 


Merit-Based Scholarships

Students scoring 99-90th percentile composites on the High School Placement Test are awarded scholarships from one of the following three categories.

     Category I - St. Angela Scholars Program
                           (awarded to the top 25 test scores)
  • One $10,000 scholarship, 4-year renewable
  • One $8,000 scholarship, 4-year renewable
  • Three $6,000 scholarships, 4-year renewable
  • Ten $4,000 scholarships, 4-year renewable
  • Ten $3,000 scholarships, 4-year renewable

As an extension of their scholarship, St. Angela Scholars receive priority registration for summer school courses at Ursuline.

Those who do not receive a St. Angela Scholarship will receive one of the following:

     Category II – Laurel Scholarship 

  • $2,000 or $1,000 non-renewable scholarship

     Category III – The Marge & Charles J. Schott Foundation Scholars

  • Ten $1,500 scholarships from The Marge & Charles J. Schott Foundation, non-renewable

Students who receive a non-renewable Laurel Scholarship or Marge & Charles Schott Foundation Scholarship are eligible to apply for a limited number of scholarships during the spring of freshman year.


Need-Based Financial Assistance

All families applying for need-based financial assistance must complete the FACTS application by NOVEMBER 2015.


FACTS is an organization that analyzes a family’s finances to assist schools in making tuition assistance decisions. 


Endowed Scholarships

Scholarship funds created by donor contributions are a source of financial assistance for Ursuline students.  Award criteria may be determined by the fund creator and varies from fund to fund. 


Ursuline Academy has established a Grant Program to provide tuition assistance to qualifying families.  Grants are based solely on financial need. 


Ursuline Academy sponsors a Work-Study Program.  The Work-Study Program provides assignments in a lab, art studio, library, school office, or school department.  Students earn minimum wage, which is accumulated and deducted from their tuition balance each month.  Call the school office to request information about the Work-Study Program. In order to participate in this program, a family must qualify for tuition assistance through the Financial Aid application and have an open tuition balance.

Minority Student Aid

The Fund for Independent Schools of Cincinnati (FISC) provides additional tuition assistance for African-American students. 

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