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How to Apply

CSFP accepts scholarship applications from September 14, 2016 to March 1, 2017.
Priority given to applications received by November 15, 2016.

See if your family is eligible by answering a few questions:
Does your household reside in the City of Philadelphia?
Is your child entering grades K-8th in 2017?
Does your household income fall within the 2017-2018 Income Scale, below?

Scholarships Year 2017-2018 Income Scale

Household SizeUp to 75% Up to 50%Up to 25%
2Up to $16,020$16,021 - $29,637$29,638 - $43,254
3Up to $20,160$20,161 - $37,296$37,297 - $54,432
4Up to $24,300$24,301 - $44,955$44,956 - $65,610
5Up to $28,440$28,441 - $52,614$52,615 - $76,788
6Up to $32,580$32,581 - $60,273$60,274 - $87,966
7Up to $36,730$36,731 - $67,951$67,952 - $99,171
8Up to $40,890$40,891 - $75,647$75,648 - $110,403
For each additional child add: $4,160$7,696$11,232

If you answered “YES” to all of the questions above, you can apply in 1 of 2 ways:
1. Apply online.
2. In Person- Visit our office at 100 S. Broad Street, Ste 1200, Phila, PA 19110 from 9am to 5pm, Monday – Friday during the application season.

What happens next?
Winners are notified in mid-March, after applications close and CSFP conducts their random lottery. While waiting to hear a decision, it is wise to research private school options and contact schools’ admission offices, in the event your child is selected. Click here for a list of CSFP-approved schools. If your child is not chosen, you can re-apply the following school year.

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