Looking for an overview of the financial aid process?
Identify financial aid options and take the guesswork out of making a private education more affordable.
“How to Apply
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Read helpful tips on the application process Get the steps for completing the PFS and submitting required documents for schools.
Parents’ Financial Statement Workbook
A step-by-step workbook that includes explanations, frequently asked questions, and line-by-line instructions to help you prepare for and complete the PFS online in the SSS Family Portal.
2021-2022 Application Year
Spanish version coming soon
Tax Primers for Parents
Review the tax forms that are most helpful for completing your PFS and get guidance on where to report specific amounts.
Thousands of schools provide financial assistance to students who could not afford tuition otherwise. Learn how you can use these programs to your advantage to make private education affordable.
Submitting Required Documents
Tips to help you successfully submit the tax documents many schools require.
Tips for International Applicants
Instructions geared toward those living overseas.
Walk through the application process.
Learn how to edit your PFS after it’s been submitted, or apply to another school.
Learn how we arrive at your estimate of family contribution.