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Tuition Assistance    
Dear Parents,
Donna Klein Jewish Academy is committed to serving Jewish families from all economic backgrounds.
FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment will be conducting the financial need analysis for Donna Klein Jewish Academy for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. DKJA considers the FACTS recommendation in addition to overall need and our overall tuition assistance budget when determining awards. All tuition assistance requests are treated with the utmost confidentiality. It is important that tuition assistance applicants and recipients maintain that confidentiality as well.
Discussion of tuition assistance status may result in revocation of tuition assistance award. Families applying for tuition assistance will need to complete an application and submit the necessary supporting documentation to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. Applicants can apply online at As Tuition Assistance is awarded on a fund available basis, it is recommended to submit all documentation when it becomes available to you.
Once an online application has been completed, the following information will need to be sent to FACTS to complete the application process:
   · 2015 Individual and Business tax returns, along with all supporting schedules – must be sent at time of application
   · 2016 W-2 form(s), 1099 form(s) and K-1 form(s) - when available but no later than February 15, 2017
   · 2016 Individual and Business tax returns, along with all supporting schedules - when available
Supporting documentation can be uploaded by logging into your online FACTS account at, faxed to (866) 315-9264 or mailed to the address below:
   FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment
   P.O. Box 82524
   Lincoln, NE 68501-2524
Tuition assistance will not be finalized until ALL tax information, including 2016 tax returns, have been received by FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment.
If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 1-866-441-4637.
Tuition Assistance Timeline:
2017/2018 DKJA Tuition Assistance Application will be available on November 1, 2016.
December 31, 2016-Applications must be submitted to FACTS
March 1, 2017- All Tax Documents Due to FACTS
*Post deadline submissions are considered on a funds available basis.
The Enrollment Contract and reservation deposit must be submitted in order for your tuition assistance application to be considered. Notification of a tuition assistance award will be sent at a later date. You will then have ten (10) days from the date of the award notification letter to accept your tuition assistance amount. If you decide to withdraw at that time, you will not forfeit the reservation deposit provided your cancellation/withdrawal is in writing and is received within the ten (10) days of the acceptance period. To be eligible for this option, you must have completed the portion in section 2 of the Tuition Assistance Application that requests the estimated amount you can pay toward your child’s tuition.
Norma Brown, CFO

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