Tuition Assistance Program
Many families value the academic excellence and spiritual formation the Lafayette Catholic
School System provides so much they rearrange their financial priorities to
send their children to the Catholic schools. For some families however, the
financial stretch is very difficult and thankfully help is available through
the Tuition Assistance Program.
Tuition Assistance is available to Catholic families who are registered at a
Catholic parish and are a “member in good standing.” Nearly 25% of the LCSS
families are recipients of Tuition Assistance. In 2007-08, tuition assistance helped provide a Catholic education for 169 students in
A variety of giving options are available for making a gift
to Tuition Assistance. Non-designated gifts to the Lafayette Catholic
School System are typically directed to the Tuition Assistance Trust. For
more information on giving to Tuition Assistance, contact the Development
Office (765) 474-7500.
LCSS Tuition Assistance Trust - This Trust was
created and shall be conducted and operated exclusively for religious,
charitable and educational purpose. The Trust is designed as a “need based”
source of funds for the tuition required for attendance of Catholic students
in any of the Lafayette Catholic Schools.
Blue Knight Auction - Since 1994, the annual Blue Knight Auction has raised in excess of 1.4 million dollars for
the Tuition Assistance Program. Held annually on the last Saturday in
April, the auction provides for 65% of the Tuition assistance awarded.
LCSS Golf Outing - Started in 1995, the annual Golf Outing has raised an additional $128,893
for the Tuition Assistance program. Not only does the outing provide
dollars for Tuition Assistance, but also much fun and fellowship for all who
Helen C. Potter Memorial Tuition Assistance - Helen Potter
was a university professor who believed strongly in education and proper
formation. Her gift helps St. Boniface parishioners ensure access to a
Mildred Haughn Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund (CFNI) - The purpose of
the fund shall be to provide funds to be applied toward payment of tuition
required for the attendance of Roman Catholic students in any of the
Lafayette Catholic Schools.
St. Lawrence Parish Educational Endowment Fund (CFNI) - The purpose of
the Fund is to assist children of St. Lawrence Parish in Lafayette, IN, in
acquiring a Catholic education.