Financial Assistance

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The Governor's School provides financial assistance for qualifying students with funding from the Governor's School Foundation, a private nonprofit organization that raises money to support the school. Learn more about the foundation's impact at

Who can apply for Financial Assistance?

Any accepted student can apply for financial assistance. This includes current students who are re-enrolling in the high school and students who are accepted for 2024 summer programs and the 2024-2025 school year.

2023-2024 Financial Assistance Timeline

May 1      Deadline to submit the application and supporting documentation
May 17    Financial Assistance Award Notifications for those who met the May 1 deadline

How do I apply for Financial Assistance? 

Step 1: Submit the online Financial Assistance application
Step 2: Submit the required supporting documents

The online Financial Assistance Application will be available in Spring 2024.

Supporting Documentation Information

For those who receive SNAP or Unemployment
Current SNAP Verification (food stamps) and/or proof of unemployment

For all others
1. Copy of current Federal IRS 1040 Tax Form, completed and signed
2. Copy of current W-2s