The purpose of Ashley Hall’s financial aid program is to enroll qualified students who could not otherwise afford to attend, thus maximizing the strength of the student body. We understand that affordability is a major consideration for parents. All financial aid awards are made on the basis of a family’s demonstrated need and are reserved for families who have no alternative to requesting aid. Ashley Hall follows the NAIS Principles of Good Practice for Financial Aid. All families requesting financial aid must adhere to School and Student Services by NAIS (SSS) procedures. The results of the SSS formula are considered by the Financial Aid Committee, which then determines whether aid is to be granted and how much aid to grant. Ashley Hall is not always able to meet the demonstrated need of all families who apply. All information is confidential, limited to review by the Financial Aid committee, and will be returned upon request. Need-based financial aid is a grant, not a loan, and is allocated on a first-come, first served basis to families of students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Financial need is calculated without regard to race, handicap, color, religion, or national origin.
Please note the following:
- Our financial aid application is separate from the admission application and is not a factor in admission decisions.
- If parents are divorced or separated, we require information from both custodial and non-custodial parents. Each household needs to complete the SSS application separately.
- We require all parents in a household to be employed before seeking financial aid. The exception is for parents caring for pre-school aged children, living with a disability, or facing other circumstances preventing employment.
- Parents who own a business, trust, or receive rental income may be required to submit additional documentation.
- Failure to meet all of the deadlines limits Ashley Hall’s ability to award financial aid to those deserving students who might otherwise qualify and may result in a reduced or forfeited reward.
- You will be asked to supply a copy of your 2016 Federal Income Tax Return (Form 1040), all supporting schedules and W-2s, which can be submitted either electronically or by mail.
The financial aid deadline is March 1, 2017.
If you have any questions about the financial aid process, contact:
Janet Morrison | Controller | firstname.lastname@example.org | (843) 720-2867