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  • Scholarship and Financial Aid



    Please Note

    • For families with children in grades K-12 attending Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Newark (Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union Counties).
    • Scholarships are based upon financial need and are awarded without regard to religion, race or ethnicity.
    • Currently the SFIC General Scholarship Fund awards a $1,000 tuition assistant grant to elementary students entering grades K through 12.  (All Pre-Kindergarten programs are NOT ELIGIBLE).
    • Scholarship applications for 2017-2018 school year will be available on-line only starting February 1, 2017 at www.sficnj.org.
    • Deadline for submitting your on-line application is April 30, 2017.

    Financial documentation REQUIRED includes the following:

    • 2016 Federal 1040 (page 1 & 2 only) - children must be listed as dependents
    • 2016 W-2 Form 

    If Applicable:

    • 2016 SSI 1099S or benefit budget letter including monthly amount
    • Unemployment determination letter
    • Current SNAP Food Stamp and/or Welfare benefit budget letter including monthly amounts
    • ​A $30 non-refundable application fee payable is required (one per family).
    • Students in grades K-8 currently receiving tuition assistance from The Children's Scholarship Fund (CSF) program are NOT ELIGIBLE to receive a SFIC Scholarship.
    • All applicants will be notified by email of our decision  on or by the end of June 2017.​

    The Morgan Delaney Scholarship for Puerto Rican Heritage Requirements

    • Apply online at  www.SFICNJ.ORG
    • Meet any and all qualifications as defined by The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children during the application process; and each subsequent year thereafter.
    • Be of Puerto Rican descent and entering the 7th Grade in September 2017
    • Have not previously been enrolled at a parochial school
    • Submit the form below coversheet accompanied by a typed, two-page essay* titled, " My Family's Experience as Puerto Ricans in the United States."

    The coversheet and easy are due in our office on or before  April 1, 2017.   If your child is selected,  The Morgan Delaney Scholarship for Puerto Rican Heritage  will replace any scholarship assistance being sought from SFIC.  If your child is not selected their application will continue to be processed according to SFIC guidelines.


    For other scholarships and financial aid information please call the school


    Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy
    227 Centre Street
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202


    Phone: (908) 352-7419  Fax: (908) 352-7062

    Email: olga@olgacademy.org