Financial Aid & Scholarships

Every year, students at Saint Timothy School receive tuition assistance and scholarships from the Aim Higher Foundation, the Schulze Foundation, and others. We would like to thank the many donors and friends who help make our great school accessible to all families!

The application period for scholarships through AIM Higher and the Schulze Foundation is currently closed.  *If you need financial assistance and have not qualified for a scholarship, contact Mrs. Shelby at or 320-963-3417


AIM Higher is for students entering K-8, the Schulze Foundation Scholarships are for Preschoolers.


To apply for financial aid or Aim Higher Scholarships, families must apply through Tads.  (See instructions below)

Each school year AIM Higher offers two scholarships, worth $1000 each.


The Aim Higher Scholarship is awarded to students from families seeking tuition assistance.  The scholarship follows students through 8th grade and to other Catholic schools.  (If you are awarded a scholarship, it will follow a student through 8th grade, however they must reapply each year in order to receive the scholarship.)

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The CSAF/Aim Higher Scholarship is awarded to five students from families with the most tuition assistance need per eligible school.  The Aim Higher application period is from Nov. 1—March 1.
For application information, visit:


The Schulze Foundation Preschool Scholarship offers the following:
Preschool scholarships will be awarded ranging from $500 to $3000 and will be sent directly to the preschool to pay for tuition.  Applications will be accepted for the 2022-2023 school year
beginning November 1, 2021 until the funds are gone.  Early Learning scholarship applications are currently closed.  For more information on the Schulze Foundation Preschool Scholarships visit:

You are eligible to apply if: Your child will be attending an eligible Catholic preschool; Your child will be in their last year of preschool in 2022-2023 and Your family is middle income. The Schulze Early Learning Scholarship application portal will open on November 1, 2021.



Financial Aid Assessment
Tuition assistance is available on the basis of demonstrated need. If you are in need of tuition assistance you are encouraged to apply.  TADS provides a framework through which household need can be measured fairly and equitably. Recommendations from TADS are used by the St. Timothy’s in accordance with its policies to determine the award amount. Final awards notices will be mailed in June by the school.

Application Information
Applications for tuition assistance may be completed online at . There is a processing fee that is payable to Tads when you complete your application.
Supporting Documentation
The following supporting documentation must be submitted to TADS via online upload, email, mail or fax prior to the application due date:

  • Household members’ most recently completed federal tax forms (personal and businesses owned)
  • W-2’s from each job held by household members
  • Most recent pay stub from each job held by household members
  • Documents that establish the amount of miscellaneous monthly or yearly income you currently receive
  • All corporate, partnership, and trust forms if a household member owns 20% or more interest in a corporation, partnership or trust

Need Assistance with your Application?
You may contact the school office for assistance in completing your application.  You may also contact TADS directly for help with the application or to check application status.  Note: TADS does not have award information.

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Mailing Address:

1201 Hawthorne Ave., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Telephone:  800.884.8237 (M-F, 8-8 Central)

Fax Number:  612.548.3326 (24 hours)


*If you need financial assistance and have not qualified for a scholarship, contact Mrs. Shelby at or 320-963-3417