Tuition Assistance 2017-2018

student girl raise armIt remains our goal at Saint Patrick Catholic School that no child be denied the opportunity to attend our school because his or her family feels they can’t afford it.  While our financial resources don’t permit us to provide tuition assistance to every family, we are committed to doing all we can to meet the needs of our families by providing what we believe to be fair and substantial tuition assistance packages. We are willing to meet with each and every family to find a way for their children to attend Saint Pat’s.

We need your help to run a professional tuition assistance program.  Please take the time to read this information and to complete the required forms.

Incomplete or late applications will adversely impact any tuition assistance award you might receive.

Tuition Assistance Sources

There are two primary sources for tuition assistance:

  1. Fulcrum Foundation Hossfeld Grants (FFHG) through the Archdiocese of Seattle (Kn-8th grade)
  2. St. Patrick Catholic School Tuition Assistance Program (StPTAP) (Pre-K-8th grade)

Fulcrum Foundation Hossfeld Grants (FFHG)

Applications for next school year 2017/18 are accepted from November 1, 2016 to January 6, 2017. More information about this program is available on Fulcrum’s website. Click here. Please Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions, which will help you determine if you are eligible for FFHG.

Important: Please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) prior to applying! The FAQs contain information about who should apply and gives financial guidelines that are helpful in determining eligibility.

St. Patrick Tuition Assistance Program (StPTAP)

StPTAP (PreK-8th grade) applications will be available on December 12, 2016 and due in by February 10, 2017.  When the deadline has passed, we will continue to accept applications for the 2017/18 school year, until funds are no longer available.

Please follow all of the application directions and include all of the requested tax forms.

2017-2018 Application Form


See Tuition Assistance Frequently Asked Questions or contact Bonnie Viafore in the main office at 253-272-2297, ext. 4132, or via email at