Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

The Central Washington Catholic Foundation increases access to Catholic schools in Central Washington by providing tuition assistance grants to children and families based on family income. Tuition assistance grants help open the door to an excellent Catholic education in partnership with the family and their Catholic school.

The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is designed for students currently enrolled or preparing to enroll in one of the Central Washington Catholic schools.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the school and request a referral before completing the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment. All awards are made based on financial need.

Applications will not be considered complete until all required documents (tax forms, letters, referrals, child support statements, etc.) have been uploaded to their account by FACTS (process requires up to two weeks following submission). Applications will continue to be accepted until funding is depleted.

Applicants and the schools will be notified of the funding determinations. School officials will verify enrollment in October and the funding will be forwarded directly to the school.

Application Period Opens: January 25, 2023
Renewal Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
Awards Announced: May 1, 2023
New Student Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Awards Announced: June 1, 2023

In keeping with our mission of supporting Catholic education in Central Washington, the Catholic Foundation is proud to announce that 191 students received $149,750 in financial assistance through the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). This is the largest amount of awards and highest number of students we have impacted in the history of our program!

The Foundation is also proud to announce that once again, 100% of this year’s high school seniors with TAP grants graduated.

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