What can Aim Higher do for my child?
The Aim Higher Foundation provides scholarships for students to attend any Catholic school serving grades K-8 in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Both students who currently attend Catholic schools and those who are new to Catholic schools are eligible to apply. More information about our different scholarships can be found below:
The Aim Higher Scholarship
The Aim Higher Scholarship is a $1,000, student-based scholarship awarded to K-8 students from families with demonstrated financial need. Once a student is awarded the scholarship, they will continue to receive an additional $1,000 scholarship each year up to and through 8th-grade. The scholarship will also follow the student from year to year if he or she transfers to another Catholic school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
To be eligible for the Aim Higher Scholarship, a student must be in enrolled in or have plans to apply to the grades kindergarten through eighth in a K-6, K-8, or K-12 Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Returning scholars are also eligible if they are enrolled in, transfer to, or plan to enroll in a 6-12 or 7-12 Catholic school. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need as determined by the TADS application.
The Catholic Services Appeal/Aim Higher Scholarship
The CSAF/Aim Higher Scholarship is a $1,000 student-based scholarship awarded to five K-8 students from families with financial need at each eligible Catholic school. The scholarship is awarded annually based upon demonstrated financial need.
To be eligible for the CSAF/Aim Higher Scholarship, a student must be enrolled in or have plans to apply to the grades kindergarten through eighth in an eligible Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need as determined by the TADS application.
How do I apply?
Applications for the 2018-19 school year are now closed. The application for 2019-20 will open in early November.
To apply, visit mytads.com and complete the application for the school or schools to which your child is applying. Near the end of the application, you will be asked to enter your child's name in order to apply to either or both of the scholarships above.