Affording FASP

French American School of Princeton prides itself on providing an exceptional educational experience for its students at one of the most reasonable levels of tuition for a private, independent school in Princeton, NJ.

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We understand that sending a child to FASP is a significant financial investment for a family. A number of options are available to help you meet the cost of our education.

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Let’s take a closer look at each of these options below. We are here to assist you in understanding the process. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

FASP Need-Based Assistance Program

FASP offers financial aid to qualified students based on demonstrated financial need. Demonstrated need is defined most simply as the difference between the school’s tuition fees and what the family can reasonably contribute.

Applications for tuition assistance are confidential and considered independently of the admissions process. Before applying for financial aid, students must be properly registered at the school and their accounts must be in good standing. To help us make fair and objective financial aid decisions, we use School and Student Services (SSS) by NAIS as a trusted third party. SSS is a service of the National Association of Independent Schools used by more than 2,400 K-12 schools and other organizations across the country to help assess a family’s ability to pay school costs.

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Based on financial information you provide, SSS gives us an estimate of the amount of tuition assistance you need. Our school has limited resources for this program, we may not be able to meet the level of assistance needed.

To be eligible for consideration, a completed Parents’ Financial Aid Statement (PFS) and all supporting documents must be received by SSS by NAIS by the 28th of February. FASP school code is 144899.

All applications are considered in the strictest confidence. Preliminary financial aid notification is targeted to be available by March 10.

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To submit an application, go to the SSS website. There is a $49 registration fee for this service, payable online on the SSS website. All supporting documents required can be uploaded directly to the SSS website.

Need-Based Assistance Program for French Citizens

Parents of French students may be eligible for scholarships from the French government.

Terms and conditions: Scholarship is awarded on the basis of the financial need. It may cover full or partial cost of the tuitions. To be eligible, the child must be of French nationality, reside with their family (father or mother, guardian) in the consular district where the school attended is located, be registered as French nationals living abroad at the Consulate General of NY, turn three years old by the end of the calendar year and attend a school accredited by the French Department of Education.

French nationals must apply first for the French Government’s scholarships prior to applying for aid from the school.

For more information, visit the Social Services of the French Consulate

Tuition Payment Plans

Tuition payment plans allow families to spread the tuition payments over several months. Tuition billing and payments is managed online through FACTS, a Tuition Management and Payment Processing company. See Payment Plans