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Early childhood through twelfth grade

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance is awarded on the basis of proven need and the availability of funds. Admissions decisions are need blind. Tuition Assistance applications are due no later than February 1, 2018 in order to be considered.

FAST – Financial Aid for School Tuition

New this year! Waverly families apply for financial aid through the FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition) system by Independent School Management.

Please note: families applying for the current year (2017-2018) will submit 2016 tax and W2 documents–see below for specifics.

For 2018-2019 applications, please plan ahead to complete the form by the deadline below.  For technical help with the FAST application or if you have questions while completing the application, please contact FAST directly: help@ismfast.com or 877-326-FAST (3278). If you have Waverly specific questions, please email Vella Cagle: vella@thewaverlyschool.org

2018-2019 applications can be submitted on or after December 11, 2017.

1. By February 1, 2018 please complete the online FAST financial aid application.

The application will take approximately 45 minutes if financial information is gathered before starting; it may be completed in multiple sessions if necessary. The fee is $43 to submit the completed online application.

2. By February 8, 2018, please upload or mail (note: hard copy mailing can take up to five days for processing) the following documents to FAST Processing:

2017 Federal Tax Returns with all supporting schedules, including A or L, C or C-EZ, E and F.
2017 W2s
2017 State tax returns

Mail to:
Independent School Management
ATTN: FAST Processing Center
1316 North Union Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
Be sure to list “Waverly School” under the return address on your envelope.

3. On or before February 23, 2018, families of current students will be notified of award decisions if the FAST application and all required documents have been submitted on time.

4. On March 9, 2018, families of new students admitted to Waverly will be notified of award decisions if the FAST application and all required documents have been submitted on time.

Click here to start your FAST financial aid process!
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