Financial Aid


Oaks Christian School is committed to enrolling a talented and diverse student body and seeks students who aspire to academic excellence, artistic expression, athletic distinction and spiritual growth, and active participation in school activities.  Our financial aid is needs-based and mission driven.

  • The financial aid online application for Fall 2017 will be available November 1.
  • Deadline to apply: February 1, 2017.
  • Current OCS families receiving financial aid must reapply for financial aid each year.
  • Important note: Email is a primary means of communication with applicants. The OCS financial aid office will send important messages to you using the e-mail address that you list on your application. It is your responsibility to check this email account regularly and read your messages from OCS. Be sure to notify FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment if this email address changes.
  • Admission and Financial Aid. If applying for Financial Aid, both the Admission online application and the Financial Aid online application must be submitted by February 1.

Families applying for financial aid must complete the following four steps. Please click on each tab below for more information.

Step 1: Financial Aid Application by February 1, 2017

$75.00 (per family) processing fee payable by credit or debit card only.  To pay and begin your online financial aid application visit: Online Financial Aid Application.

Steps #1, #2 and #3 must be completed by February 1, 2017.

Step 2: Submit the Online Financial Aid Application by February 1, 2017

  • After you have paid the financial aid fee by following the instructions in Step 1, please follow the link in your payment acknowledgement receipt to complete your online application. It is highly recommended that you save your acknowledgment receipt if you wish to obtain future access to your online application.
  • Your online application includes a section to submit your personal testament outlining your financial aid need, how your student will benefit and/or add to the mission statement of OCS and how you might assist OCS in the future.

Step 3: Requirements to be submitted to Facts Grant & Aid Assessment by February 1, 2017

You may upload required tax documents directly through your FACTS online application. Once you click submit, a link will appear on the right side of the page - Upload Supporting Documents. You may also return to upload documents at a later date by re-entering your application using your username and password. If you choose to forward by postal mail or fax, the contact information is listed below:

FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment
P.O. Box 82524
Lincoln, NE 68501-2524

Fax Number: 866.315.9264

Required documents are:
  • Last paystub for each employer and/or unemployment or disability compensation statement
  • IRS 1040, and schedules C and E, if applicable for 2016
  • 2014 business tax returns such as K-1s for partnerships and 1120s for corporations
  • W-2s and/or 1099s for 2016
  • Signed copy of Form 4506. Please do not submit the $50 noted on the form. This fee is waived to all applicants.
  • Current credit report. For a free credit report, click here.
  • Most recent mortgage statement, home equity statement or rental agreement

Please do not forward these documents to Oaks Christian School as this will delay the processing of your application. We realize that your tax documents are the only documents FACTS requires, however, after you submit your online application, you will have the ability to upload any and all documents that are requested to complete your file. This feature allows the financial aid department to collect all tax documents and school required paperwork, in one central location.

Steps #1, #2 and #3 must be completed by February 1, 2017.

Step 4: Submit your 2016 tax return to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment by April 15, 2017

A copy of your 2016 Federal Tax Return, Business Returns (if applicable) including all supporting tax schedules must be forwarded to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment no later than April 15, 2017.

For a list of our most frequently asked questions regarding financial aid, special circumstances, etc., please click here to be directed to the Admissions & Financial Aid FAQs page.

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866.441.4637 or the Oaks Christian Financial Aid Department at or 818.575.9215.

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