Financial Aid

Financial aid is awarded based on merit, commitment, and demonstrated financial need.

Awards for the academic year are assigned by September 1; limited financial aid may be offered after the deadline depending upon availability.

The deadline to apply for financial aid for summer programs is April 15, 2019.

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Financial aid applications are available for download or at the Crowden front desk, and must be accompanied by a copy of your most recent Federal tax return, including all schedules.

If you do not file a tax return, you must submit other documents (e.g., ADFC, SSI, current unemployment benefit statement) that substantiate your statement of annual/monthly income.

Aid applications must also be accompanied by the required registration fee. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Download a financial aid application here


If you have questions or need guidance on the best option for you or your child, we are happy to help!

Contact us at or 510.559.6910.