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Scholarships & Assistance

It is our goal to make sure that all families have access to the quality Catholic education that Nativity provides. We are committed to working with all of our families who are in need of financial assistance within the guidelines of our school budget. Regardless of your financial position, you may apply for financial aid at Nativity.


All financial aid awards are based on need. Families interested in applying for financial assistance are asked to fill out the application under “Financial Aid” on the TADS website. You will be asked to provide a variety of information regarding your financial and family situation. Please allow adequate time as there are several sections to the application. The deadline for applying for financial aid for the 2024-25 school year is February 23, 2024.


Please note that Financial Aid awards do not carry over and you must re-apply each year.

2024-2025 Scholarships

Nativity Scholarship

All Nativity Scholarships are based on need as determined by completing a financial aid application. Complete a financial aid application by logging into the TADS website and clicking on the button “Financial Aid Application.” The deadline for applying for the Nativity Scholarship is February 23, 2024. 

New Family Scholarship

We know starting a new school can be stressful. We hope to eliminate some of that stress by offering all new K-8 families a $500 discount off their first year tuition. The discount will automatically be taken off your tuition once you enroll.

Aim Higher Scholarship

The Aim Higher Foundation provides scholarships to children whose families are seeking tuition assistance for a K-8 Catholic education in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 to students who meet the need-based criteria determined by the Aim Higher Foundation. Applications are available through when applying for financial aid. Near the end, add your child(ren)’s name when it asks if you’d like to be considered for the Aim Higher Foundation scholarship. All scholarship applications must be completed yearly for both new and returning recipients. The deadline to apply for the Aim Higher Scholarship is February 23, 2024.

Schulze Family Foundation Early Learning Scholarship

The Schulze Family Foundation has created the Schulze Early Learning Scholarship Program to assist middle-income families in gaining access to excellent preschool programs for their children. Scholarships are awarded and range from $500 to $3,000. You are eligible to apply if your child will be in their last year of preschool before kindergarten in 2024-2025. Apply online by visiting the Shulze Family Foundation.

Think Small Early Learning Scholarship

Nativity has earned a Parent Aware 4-star rating, the highest rating available, allowing our school to offer scholarships through Think Small. Parent Aware is a state-sponsored resource to connect parents with quality preschool providers. Scholarships through Think Small are available for eligible preschool students. Visit the Think Small Website for more information.





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