Financial Aid


SDFAS offers tuition assistance to qualified applicants based entirely on demonstrated financial need.

Applications are submitted via School and Student Services (SSS), a service of NAIS, the National Association of Independent Schools. New and returning students must create an account before February 1st, 2019 to show your intent. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a fund-available basisAll supporting documents have to be uploaded as early as possible and no later than March 31st, 2019. Information provided during the Financial Assistance process is kept in strict confidentiality.

School’s SSS code: 1698

Applying for Financial Aid

Useful links:

Resources for parents

How to Apply for Financial Aid – This flyer gives helpful tips on completing the PFS and submitting additional documents.

PFS Workbook – A guide to completing your PFS from start to finish.

Tax Primer for Parents – Understand which few tax forms will be most helpful as you complete your PFS. For self-employed check below.

Tax Primer for Self-employed Tax Primer



The French government awards student grants to French nationals, three years and older, who demonstrate financial need.

La campagne boursière 2019/2020 est ouverte. Le site internet du Consulat a été actualisé et des rendez-vous sont à présent disponibles.

1er mars 2019 : date limite de dépôt des dossiers

Avril 2019 : premier conseil consulaire des bourses scolaires (émet des propositions)

12-13 Juin 2019 : première commission nationale des bourses scolaires (arrête des décisions)

Fin juin 2019 : communication des décisions aux familles

Veuillez consulter le site du consulat pour plus d’information : Bourses Scolaires

For more information about our Financial Aid program, contact Isabelle Gilet at the Admissions Office:

(858)456-2807 ext. 306