Diocese of Sioux City Scholarship Program

Diocese of Sioux City & Gehlen Catholic TADS Info

The Diocese of Sioux City & Gehlen Catholic School are pleased to again provide scholarships to qualifying families whose 2019 total income meets state eligibility guidelines. 

Gehlen Catholic also has local funding to provide additional tuition assistance over & above the Diocesan Scholarship program. The local assistance program is open to all locally qualifying families, not just those eligible for the Diocesan Scholarship program. 

Per Gehlen Catholic’s School Board policy, to qualify for local assistance, families must first submit the TADS application & then complete the section requesting local assistance. 

  • Both the Diocesan Scholarship program & Gehlen Catholic will utilize TADS Financial Aid Assessment Service again in 2020 to assist in determining the awards. 
  • TADS has developed the application all families need to complete to be considered for Diocesan and local assistance. 
  • The application is available online starting February 1stat mytads.com& click on ‘Financial Aid Assessment’ to begin in English or Spanish.
  • The application fee is $23 and must be completed online.  If needed, a worksheet is available to assist you in completing your application.
  • You must include an electronic copy of current wage & tax information. 
  • Gehlen Catholic urges you to complete the application & submit the required materials by March 15, 2020 to allow time for requests of additional materials.  
  • The applications must be completely processed by April 1, 2020, in order for your family to be eligible to receive any scholarship assistance.  
  • If you have a child at more than one Diocesan School, you will only need to complete 1 application form. 
  • If divorced parents each pay a portion of the tuition bill, then each household needs to complete an application for a possible award towards their portion of tuition. 

If you have questions during the application process:  

  • Call TADS staff at 800-477-8237, Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central Time or Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Time.
  • TADS staff are also available through live chat on their website or available via email at support@tads.com.
  • Contact Mrs. Amy Jungers in the Development Office at 712-546-4181 x237 or ajungers@gehlencatholic.org,especially if the processing fee is cost prohibitive for your family.
  • Visit gehlencatholic.orgfor full Spanish and English TADS packets.

Award notification letters will be mailed on or before May 15, 2020. The complete timeline with specific information concerning the application is found below.

Summary Timeline

February 1
Applications available online at mytads.com.

March 15
Gehlen Catholic recommended deadline for applications to be submitted electronically to TADS with all required tax materials. Applications with missing information cannot be processed.

April 1
Applications must be completely processed with all required information. 

May 15
Award notification letters sent to all families who applied.


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