For the 2020-2021 school year, Omni Montessori School will be utilizing the online service of Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST) to process applications. FAST will be the standard submission format for all financial aid applications
The application process is self-guided. You may navigate in and out of the program, allowing you to partially complete an application and return to it at a later time. We suggest reading the instructions before beginning your application. FAST provides assistance in application completion through online help and a 24/7 helpdesk.
Required Fees and Documents
The application fee is $45.00 and is to be paid by credit card to FAST at the end of the application submittal process. If you do not have a credit card or cannot budget the fee, please contact the Director of Finance at Omni Montessori School, Lori Lauman, 704-541-1326 ext. 234 for assistance.
Upon completion of the online application, you will be required to submit copies of your 2018 federal income tax return with all applicable schedules and W-2’s directly to FAST. You may submit your taxes via mail or electronically via scanning. Instructions for submitting tax documents are detailed in the online application instructions and in an email that you will receive from FAST upon application submission.
The online submission deadline for applications and tax returns of returning Omni students is February 7, 2020. The goal is to have award determinations made and communicated in writing to all returning families by February 21, 2020. The online submission deadline for applications and tax returns of new Omni students is February 28, 2020. The goal is to have award determinations made and communicated in writing to all new families by March 13, 2020.
Financial aid and the Enrollment and Tuition Contract
Omni Montessori School recognizes that families applying for financial assistance may not wish to commit to the Enrollment and Tuition Contract(s) without knowing the amount of financial aid that will be provided for each student in the family. Therefore, families applying for financial aid should indicate this by answering yes to the financial aid question during the on-line (re)enrollment process. In this manner, Omni Montessori School will be able to hold a spot in the appropriate classroom and retain any applicable registration deposit on account for each financial aid applicant.
To begin completing your online application for financial aid, click the FAST link at the top right of this page.