Affording a Little Flower education
The percentage of LF students receiving financial aid
The generosity of our alumnae and other donors, coupled with external sources of tuition assistance, help us make a Little Flower education as affordable as possible.
|SCHOLARSHIPS FROM LITTLE FLOWER|
All 8th grade girls are encouraged to take the annual Little Flower Scholarship Examination, which will also serve as a placement test. Students who perform exceptionally well receive scholarships, which are renewable yearly provided they meet certain academic criteria. The fee for the Scholarship test is $25. Online registration is now closed, however, you may still take the test on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Please arrive at Little Flower between 8:15 and 8:30 to register in person. The test will begin promptly at 9:00 am. The test should be completed by 12:00 pm.
Please bring two #2 pencils with you. Calculators are not needed. Uniforms are not required- comfortable clothes are encouraged!
Saint Therese Scholarships
Partial scholarships ($7000 over 4 years/$1,750 per year) are awarded to students demonstrating excellence in service and leadership, and who are working to the best of their intellectual ability. One student from each Archdiocesan elementary school may be recommended by her teacher or grade school principal. (Schools with more than 20 girls in their 8th grade class may nominate more than one student.) Non-Catholic schools may also nominate a student. Awardees are typically notified by February.
Grant of $4,000 ($1,000 per year) to all girls whose mother graduated from Little Flower to thank you for continuing our fine tradition.
Fine Arts Scholarships
We offer three partial scholarships ($7,000 over 4 years/$1,750 per year) for students entering the Fine Arts Program in the ninth grade. There are specific guidelines for these scholarships each year including: enrollment in the Studio Art, Vocal Music or Instrumental Music program all four years, maintaining a specific grade point average, as well as a good discipline/attendance record. One scholarship is available in each of the following categories: Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, and Art. Registrations for the Fine Arts Scholarships are due October 31, 2018.
|NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID|
FACTS Apply Online
One FACTS tuition assistance application is required to receive assistance from Little Flower, the Archdiocesan Tuition Assistance Program, and Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS). The fee for the application is $30, payable by debit or credit card. Applications for the 2019-2020 school year opened October 1, 2018. If you apply by December 31, 2018, you will receive notice of tuition assistance from Little Flower, not FACTS, beginning January 23, 2019. Families must re-apply each year.
Little Flower will be offering three Tuition Assistance Application Help Nights. Members of our staff will be available to assist you with your application on Wednesday, November 14, January 15 and March 7, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
|SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS FROM EXTERNAL SOURCES|
Ellis Grants ellistrust.orgEllis Grants provide financial aid for girls from single-parent families or families with one or more parent who is certifiably disabled, living in the Philadelphia area. Specific income guidelines are available on their website. Qualified students must apply annually between January 1 and March 1. Students are required to maintain a 75 average in their subjects