Financial Aid Application Process

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New Students - Applying for Financial Aid

Please start by reviewing the Financial Aid FAQs.

To apply for financial aid follow these steps:

By February 15

Complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) online.
At http://sssbynais.org/parents, click on "Complete Your PFS" and create an account for your family using your email address.  Be sure to keep your login and password information.  Please note that if you are applying for more than one child, you only need to complete one PFS form.
The Foote School code is 3191.

Electronically upload copies of the following documents directly to the SSS website:

1. A signed and completed copy of your 2015 and 2016 Federal 1040 tax forms (not state), including all supporting schedules
2. 2015 and 2016 W-2s
3. If you have a Partnership or S-Corp, you are also required to submit a copy of the K-1(s) and 1065 forms.
4. If you report parent student loans in the debt question on the PFS, you are required to submit the most recent loan statement

February 15 - March 10

The Financial Aid Committee meets throughout this time. The information provided helps the committee make equitable and fair awards to help as many families as possible. This process is completely confidential and your financial information will only be available to the members of the Financial Aid Committee.

By March 1 (Grades 6-8), By March 10 (Grades K-5)

Notification of financial aid awards will be sent with admission decisions to accepted students.

 

Returning Students - Current Recipients of Aid

For families who currently receive financial aid.

To be eligible for financial aid, you must complete the application process each year. The PFS and completed current year tax information are due March 15, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.

**Returning families who currently receive aid and have another child applying for admission this year must submit financial aid documents by February 15 (the deadline for financial aid applications for new students).**

To complete your financial aid application, follow these steps:

By March 15

• Complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) online.
At http://sssbynais.org/parents, log into Returning Families using your email and password from previous years. Upon completion of the PFS, you will be given instructions about submitting additional documents.
The Foote School code is 3191.

• Electronically upload copies of the following documents to the SSS website:

1. A signed and completed copy of your 2016 Federal 1040 tax forms (not state), including all supporting schedules
2. 2016 W-2s
3. If you have a Partnership or S-Corp, you are also required to submit a copy of the K-1(s) and 1065 forms.
4. If you report parent student loans in the debt question on the PFS, you are required to submit the most recent loan statement.

 

March - April

The Financial Aid Committee meets throughout this time. The information provided helps the committee make equitable and fair awards to help as many families as possible. This process is completely confidential and your financial information will only be available to the members of the Financial Aid Committee.
 

By End of April

Notifications of financial aid awards will be sent to those families who have submitted all necessary paperwork.

 

 

Returning Students - First Request for Financial Aid

If your child is currently enrolled at Foote and you have not been receiving financial aid, there must be a significant change in your financial profile to be considered for aid.

Please start by reviewing the Financial Aid FAQs.
 

To apply for financial aid, follow these steps:

By February 15

Notify the Director of Financial Aid, Kelly Small, at ksmall@footeschool.org or 203-777-3464, of your intent to apply for financial aid for the 2016-2017 school year.

• Complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) online.
At http://sssbynais.org/parents, click on "Complete Your PFS" and create an account for your family using your email address.  Be sure to keep your login and password information. Please note that if you are applying for more than one child you only need to complete one PFS form.

Foote's school code is 3191.

• Electronically upload copies of the following documents to the SSS website:

1. A signed and completed copy of your 2015 and 2016 Federal 1040 tax forms (state taxes are not necessary), including all supporting schedules
2. 2015 and 2016 W-2s
3. If you have a Partnership or S-Corp, you are also required to submit a copy of the K-1(s) and 1065 forms.
4. If you report parent student loans in the debt question on the PFS, you are required to submit the most recent loan statement.

Send a letter to the Financial Aid Committee describing the change in your financial situation that precipitates your request for financial assistance.  Include any special circumstances you would like the Financial Aid Committee to consider.
 

March - April

The Financial Aid Committee meets throughout this time. The information provided helps the committee make equitable and fair awards to help as many families as possible. This process is completely confidential and your financial information will only be available to the members of the Financial Aid Committee.
 

End of April

Notifications of financial aid awards will be sent to those families who have submitted all necessary paperwork.