Financial Aid Application

Financial Aid Application (2020-21)

  • By typing my name below I certify that the information I provide in this application for financial aid is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

    I further commit that I have applied / will apply to the necessary School Tuition Organizations (STO's), and will seek assistance from the IDEA School in completing this obligation if needed. If I have any questions about these requirements I will raise them with David Higuera as soon as possible, at 520-589-4933.

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  • In order to be eligible for financial aid from the IDEA School, you must have applied to the following two School Tuition Organizations (STO's) as well. They have thousands of dollars per student available in scholarships, and most of our families qualify based on family income.
  • Apply to IBE: Now accepting applications for 2020-21. Must re-apply each year.
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  • Apply to Arizona Leadership Foundation (ALF), Deadline June 15, 2020 (Application opens April 15th)
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  • What was the Total Income for the student's PRIMARY household in 2019?
  • What was the Total Income for the student's SECONDARY household in 2019, if applicable?
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  • Number of dependent children living in applicant's PRIMARY household, including applicant. (Age as of 09/01/20)
  • Number of dependent children living in applicant's Secondary household, including applicant -- if applicable. (Age as of 09/01/20)
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
  • Please complete the following regarding your annual household income for 2019, for all adult members of the student's PRIMARY household. Include Annual Gross Income (before taxes) for all adult household members, including relatives living in your care, etc. Check "no income" for anyone who did not receive any of the types of income listed below.

  • put "N/A" if not applicable
  • Enter "N/A" if not applicable
  • If any child in the household receives any direct monetary government benefit, please list the child and the amount he/she receives per month here. Note all children for whom this applies and whether they live in the Primary or Secondary household. If this does not apply to your situation, please put "N/A"
  • Please list any major expenses that impact your monthly bottom line, such as large medical bills, student loan debt, or expenses related to the care of a loved one (e.g. child-care, elder-care, care for a family member with a disability).

  • Are there any special circumstances regarding your household's finances that we should know as we evaluate your Financial Aid application, including any circumstances that you anticipate will change in 2020?

  • Drop files here or
    Please upload the first 2 pages of your 2019 Federal Tax Return, with all SSN's blacked out (PDF only please). If you cannot upload them here, you are welcome to bring them to the IDEA School office or mail them to IDEA School c/o Financial Aid, 325 W 2nd Street #6, Tucson AZ 85705. Applications are considered incomplete until the tax return documentation is received. Thank you.