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Tuition Assistance

Financial Aid for Student Tuition

FAST Website

Families seeking financial assistance must file an application through the Independent School Management Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST) Program in Wilmington, DE. We have changed to the FAST program because it is an outside party designed to be very responsive to our families. It is more flexible in terms of the information it will accommodate, thus allowing families to represent their own particular circumstances more accurately. To ease the online application process, FAST provides 24/7 help desk support.

FAST provides Cottage Hill Christian Academy a need-based financial assistance analysis service which ensures that our process for establishing financial need adheres to nationally established standards of best practice. All information from FAST is kept confidential, as is all information pertaining to a family's financial assistance request.

Financial assistance offers are made for one year only and, therefore, you must reapply each year. To start the process, go to the FAST website using the link near the top of this page. The application process is self-guided. You may navigate in and out of the program, allowing you to partially complete an application and go back to it at another time. Assistance is provided by email and through a 24/7 help desk. The charge for the application is $43.00, to be paid by credit card at the end of the session. After completing the online application, you will be required to mail your 2016 tax returns for both State and Federal taxes with all schedules and W-2's to:

FAST Processing ISM
1316 North Union Street
Wilmington, DE 19806-2594

Including the School's name on the outside of the envelope will ensure faster processing of your application. For your convenience, pre-addressed large envelopes are available in both school offices.

Application Deadlines for financial assistance for the 2017 - 2018 school year will be announced in the near future. Because financial aid funds are limited and demand is high, you are encouraged to complete the application and mail the necessary forms as soon as possible.

Families must first complete the Admissions process for Cottage Hill Christian Academy to be eligible to receive the FAST award.    Please contact the Admissions Director if you have not already done so.  Upon completion of the Admissions process and completion of the FAST application, families will be notified in writing from the school. Awarded funds will not be finalized until an official admission is granted and you have meet with Mr. Jimmy Messer, Head of School, Cottage Hill Christian Academy. Priority will be given to those that complete the process by March 1st.

If you need more information or assistance, please contact the school office at (251) 660-2427 or (251) 634-2513. We look forward to working with you on your child's education at Cottage Hill Christian Academy.

FAST Website