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Affording Scheck Hillel

Tuition Assistance Application Process: 2019-2020

Thank you for completing the following steps. We look forward to sharing 2019-2020 with you.
Deadline for Scheck Hillel's tuition assistance is January 31, 2019.

List of 5 items.

  • Step 1

    Please read and accept the Financial Aid Policies Agreement to begin the process.
  • Step 2

    Please complete Scheck Hillel's Financial Aid Questionnaire and mail a $75 check made payable to Scheck Hillel. Only one form per family is necessary.
  • Step 3

    Print and mail (or e-mail salinas@eHillel.org) to Scheck Hillel the following items:
    1. Copies of your 2017 tax return, including all schedules (2018 tax return when available) including Schedule K-1 (if you are a shareholder in an S Corporation or a partner in a Partnership).
    2. Copies of your 2018 W-2 for both parents.
    3. Copies of supporting documents for Social Security income, welfare, child support, food stamps, workers’ compensation and TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
    4. Copy of your most recent Complete Credit Report for both parents issued within the past 30 days by any of the 3 major credit bureaus. (You may be eligible to obtain a free credit report at annualcreditreport.com.)
    5. Copy of most recent residential mortgage statement, or most recent residential lease statement as of December 2018.
    6. Copy of 2018 Real Estate Tax Bill for primary residence.
    7. Copy of 2018 Car Registration cards for all household vehicles with the most recent monthly statements as of December 2018.
    8. Complete copy of mostly used credit card statements for all major credit cards that will appear in your credit report for the months of July, August and September 2018.
    9. Complete copy of monthly bank statements which are connected to your earning of July, August and September 2018.
    10. The school may ask for additional information at any time.
  • Step 4

    If you meet the financial criteria set forth by the state of Florida’s Step Up for Student Programs, you are required to complete their application in order to be considered by Scheck Hillel’s Tuition Assistance Committee.
  • Step 5

    If you indicate that you have another child in college or other tuition-charging schools, provide tuition statement or contract of his/her 2018 enrollment.
Tuition assistance funds come from generous donors and school supporters throughout the year in the form of individual gifts and special events like the Annual Event, Tuition Credit Raffle, and other school initiatives. 
To be fair to all Scheck Hillel students, the Tuition Assistance Committee must be consistent and equitable in assessing each family's ability to pay tuition. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

So Scheck Hillel’s Tuition Assistance Committee may make the best assessment, please answer all questions accurately; feel free to describe any extenuating circumstances that will better enable the Committee to make a decision. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Betty Salinas, Director of Admissions at 786-279-1661.

Thank you; we look forward to all that lies ahead together.

Resources beyond Scheck Hillel follow, and we encourage you to apply if you qualify.
The Step Up For Students Scholarship
This scholarship is offered by the State of Florida for students entering Kindergarten through twelfth grade enrolled in a private school. It is based solely on income and number of persons living in your household. Information is available at http://www.stepupforstudents.org or 877.735.7837.

The John McKay Scholarship
The John McKay Scholarship is offered by the State of Florida to students who are currently enrolled in public school and have an IEP (Individual Education Plan). In order to receive this scholarship, the parent must file a Notice of Intent and follow the instructions provided. Information regarding the John McKay Scholarship is available at http://www.floridaschoolchoice.org or 800.447.1636.
AAA Scholarship Foundation