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Financial Aid - Class of 2018/Transfer Students

Financial aid is available in three forms from Creighton Prep:

  • Work Grants (must qualify for Financial Aid)
  • Financial Aid Grants
  • Academic Scholarships  

 

WORK GRANTS

As far back as 1911, Prep has provided jobs at school to help students pay their tuition. Only freshmen and sophomore students who qualify for financial aid will receive a Work Grant in the form of a $1,000 credit to their tuition. The student must complete 100 hours of work at school to fulfill the Work Grant. For more information, contact Mary McGuire or 402-548-3848. 

 

FINANCIAL AID GRANTS

Based on the needs of the student's family, additional financial aid grants may be available to assist with tuition costs. The average financial aid package for students attending Prep is $3,000 (which includes a Work Grant for freshmen and sophomore students.)

 

Here is an example:

Freshman Tuition$9,550
Work Grant$1,000
Financial Aid Grants$2,500
Total Tuition Due$6,050

  

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Several Academic Scholarships are available to students based on the January Entrance Exam scores. Top scorers who take the Entrance Exam on the first day it is given will be considered for Academic Scholarships to Creighton Preparatory School. It is highly recommended that students take the Entrance Exam at the school they will most likely attend in the fall if they want to qualify for Academic Scholarships. 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS-OTHER SOURCES

Many parishes in the Omaha area offer some financial assistance to students attending Catholic high schools. Contact your parish for information.

The Archdiocese of Omaha has some financial assistance available for students. Parents may contact the Archdiocese for information. Creighton Prep will also distribute Archdiocesan Scholarship Applications in the spring to families that meet the income criteria set forth by the Archdiocese.

 

Financial Aid Application Process

Financial aid applications were due January 31, 2014.  Financial information is submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. This information is used by Creighton Prep to determine financial need and to allocate aid. There is a $30.00 application fee per family.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding financial aid or the application process, please contact Joyce Meyers at 402-548-3859 or by email: jmeye@prep.creighton.edu

 

Important Dates for Financial Aid

Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2018) and students new to Prep:

  • November 1, 2013 – Application process begins
  • February 2014 – We will begin sending financial aid packages to the families of accepted students who have completed all the necessary financial aid steps through early application. Please note: Late applications will be accepted; however, financial aid amounts may be affected. Please submit application as soon as possible.
  • April 15, 2014 – 2013 IRS Tax Return copy due to FACTS (for families that received financial aid from Prep)

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