Oakwood School is committed to making an Oakwood education accessible to as many students as possible.
We understand and appreciate the financial commitment that families undertake in deciding to send their children to a highly specialized school such as Oakwood. Therefore, as funds are available, we are committed to offering needs-based tuition assistance to students who will benefit from Oakwood’s program and whose families require financial assistance.
Oakwood’s Financial Aid Committee awards grants based upon careful review of each family’s Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST) Application and all supporting documentation. As a result, Tuition Assistance awards reflect each family’s unique circumstances. The awards vary in size and are made for only one year at a time. All financial information provided by families is kept strictly confidential.
Admissions decisions and tuition assistance decisions are made independently. All prospective families should submit their Admissions Application to the Admissions Department. Those families in need of financial aid should submit their Tuition Assistance Application online. The Tuition Assistance Application may be submitted at the same time or after the Admissions Application.
TUITION ASSISTANCE APPLICATION PROCESS
In addition to the following guidelines, please take a moment to review the Tuition Assistance Policies & Procedures before you submit your application. For more detailed directions about the Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST) application itself, please see the FAST Parent User Guide. If you have any other questions about the process, please contact the Financial Aid Committee.
What you need to start:
- Year-End statement from your mortgage holder
- Bank Statements
- Brokerage Statements
- Insurance costs for home, life, auto, and health
- Utility information
- Medical records and expenses
- Retirement Account information
- W-2 Wage and Tax Statements
- Most recent Federal 1040 or 1040A
- Copies of all supporting tax schedules
Time to complete: If you have all of the documents ready, it should only take 20-45 minutes to complete the application.
Cost: It will cost $43 to submit an application which may be paid by credit card at the time of submission.
If you are ready to apply, please click on the FAST logo below.