In order to Apply for the Catholic Tuition Support

Organization, you will need to create a user

account through FAIR (Financial Aid

Independent

Review). Follow these steps and you will be able

complete your application with ease!

 

CTSO is providing families with the option to submit applications on-line.  Our school has a unique school code and password (assigned by FAIR) that you will need in order to access and complete the on-line application for tuition assistance.

The web address for on-line applications is: www.fairapp.com

The school code for St. JosephCatholicSchool is:                  800

The school password for JosephCatholicSchool is:           ctso800

In order to apply online, you will need the following:

1. Our School Code and School Password

2. A valid email address

3. A credit card to complete payment processing (Visa or MasterCard)

4. A complete copy of your 2013 Federal Income Tax Return with all schedules and W-2’s

In order to begin the application process, go to www.fairapp.com and click on the “Parent Login” link. You can then create a user account using your email address and a password that you select. Once you have created a user account and signed in you will be able to complete the FAIR application online.  Once you have completed the application process you will receive a confirmation page that verifies FAIR has received your application as well as an email reconfirming receipt (families submitting paper applications will receive a postcard confirming receipt of their application). The confirmation page and the email will also remind you to submit your tax return to FAIR as soon as possible. (Note: If they have not received your tax return within 14 days after you have submitted your application on line, FAIR will send a letter reminding you that you still need to send in your tax return in order for FAIR to fully complete a review of your application). If you have any questions, about the online application process, please feel  free to contact FAIR at (877) 676 3247. Please note that tuition assistance applications MUST be submitted “online”. Tuition assistance applications will not be accepted in the school office.