Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools - Student Aid Form

Final awards will not be provided without documentation of income.

First Step

Review the list of documents that you will need to submit to PSAS. These documents include the following:

Special Needs Families

If your student is a Special Needs Student or attends a Special Education School, this form must be printed, completed, and signed by the parent and by the administrator at the school. This should be done prior to completing the application. The form must be uploaded when you complete and submit the application.

Special Needs Form

Income Guidelines

Awards from BLOCS are provided through the Pennsylvania EITC and OSTC programs which carry the following income guidelines for eligibility:

Number of Dependents Maximum Income
1 $91,620
2 $106,890
3 $122,160
4 $137,430
5 $152,700
Add $15,270 for each additional dependent

Income guidelines are for EITC and OSTC funding only. Income Guidelines for other funding sources are unavailable.

Please Note: Qualifying for funding does not guarantee funding. Funding is distributed based upon the availability of funds.

Second Step

Complete the application.

As you progress through the application, if you have questions, simply click on the Question Mark Icon icon beside the question for a more detailed description of what is required. Do not leave any question blank. If a question does not apply to you, enter 0 or a similar answer.

Third Step

Verify the information that you entered

As you progress through the application, please review each page before moving on to the next.

Fourth Step

Submit the $28 fee for processing your application. Payments via VISA, Master Card, American Express, Discover, or Electronic Bank Check (ACH) are accepted. All payment transactions are protected through the use of a secure server.

Final Step

Submit your application to PSAS for review by our staff.

You must then submit the following required documentation via upload, fax or mail to complete the application process:

  1. A complete photocopy of your signed 2014 federal 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ form, including all schedules and worksheets and copies of all 2014 W2 and/or 1099 forms for ALL individuals living in the household.
  2. Photocopies of your Social Services Year End Statement (AFDC, ADC, TANF) and/or photocopies of your Food Stamps Year End Statement and/or photocopies of your Social Security Year End Benefits Statement(s) for ALL individuals living in the household receiving benefits in 2014

Submitting Your Documents

You can submit your documents in 1 of 3 ways:

  1. Upload to PSAS - You can upload your documents by logging back into your account here
  2. Fax to PSAS - You can fax your documents to PSAS at (440) 892-8137 or (440) 892-7727
  3. Mail to PSAS - You can mail your documents to PSAS at
  4. Private School Aid Service
    Online Application Department
    909 Canterbury Road Suite P
    Westlake, OH 44145

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Updating your application

After you have submitted your PSAS Student Aid Form, you cannot make changes directly. If you need to adjust the school selections you have made or add a student to your application, you can do so with the following forms: