Fiat Consortium

Where do the scholarship funds come from?

All of the funds raised for the Blessing Our Future campaign are through our partner parishes in the South Bay region. It is through the generosity of these parishes and parishioners that we are able to offer quality Catholic education to the children of San Diego’s South Bay region.

¿Cuáles parroquias son las que participan en el programa de becas?

Las once parroquias del sur de San Diego (South Bay) son:

  • Corpus Christi (Bonita)
  • Mater Dei (Chula Vista)
  • Most Precious Blood (Chula Vista)
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe (Chula Vista)
  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (San Ysidro)
  • St. Anthony (National City)
  • St. Charles (South San Diego/Imperial Beach)
  • St. Mary (National City)
  • St. Michael (San Diego/Paradise Hills area)
  • St. Pius X (Chula Vista)
  • St. Rose of Lima (Chula Vista)

¿Cuándo se distribuyen los fondos?

Las becas se van a financiar y distribuir el próximo ciclo escolar 2016/2017 directamente a la escuela en el nombre de los alumnos a los que se les otorgaron.

¿De dónde provienen los fondos de las becas?

Todos los fondos recaudados por la campaña Bendiciendo Nuestro Futuro son a través de nuestras parroquias asociadas en la región del sur (South Bay). Es a través de la generosidad de estas parroquias que podemos ofrecer educación católica de calidad a los niños de la región del sur de San Diego (South Bay).

¿Quién tiene acceso a mi información financiera?

BOF – el administrador de FIAT, una persona designada por las escuelas participantes y los sacerdotes

BFS -  Personas designadas por la Diócesis de San Diego

How are scholarship recipients chosen?

The scholarships are determined based on need. There are limited funds available, so if you are interested in participating, we encourage you to turn in your application as soon as possible.

How do I apply for a FIAT scholarship?

Applying for a FIAT scholarship is a simple process. There is a required financial aid application, which will need to be completed at TADS.com and can be accessed on fiatcatholicschool.com.  On the homepage you will find a Blessing our Future button.  Click on the button and it will take you to TADS.

You will have the option of being considered for a scholarship through Blessing Our Future or Bishop Flores Scholars. Should you wish to be considered for both scholarships, you can use just one application and select both campaigns on the TADS website. Our applications are being processed through TADS, a third party company that specializes in financial aid and scholarship assistance.

Is there an application fee?

Yes, there is a $30 fee per family. This $30 fee allows you to apply for both the Blessing our Future and Bishop Flores Scholars scholarships if you wish to apply for both.

What are the requirements to qualify for a scholarship?

Every family wishing to receive a Blessing our Future scholarship must be a registered parishioner of one of the partnering 11 parishes in the San Diego South Bay Region, and their child or children must be in grades K-12.

What if I have more questions?

If you have specific questions regarding the application process, please contact the TADS Parent Helpline at 1-800-477-8237. They can assist you with scholarship application questions, how to apply, and other general scholarship questions.

Should you have questions specifically regarding the Blessing Our Future Scholarship, please contact our Blessing our FutureScholarship Management Helpline at 612- 252-0106. They can assist you with questions specific to eligibility, scholarship awards, denial of scholarship etc.)

What parishes are participating in the scholarship program?

The eleven South Bay Parishes participating are:

        Corpus Christi (Bonita)

        Mater Dei (Chula Vista)

        Most Precious Blood (Chula Vista)

        Our Lady of Guadalupe (Chula Vista)

        Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (San Ysidro)

        St. Anthony (National City)

        St. Charles (South San Diego/Imperial Beach)

        St. Mary (National City)

        St. Michael (San Diego/Paradise Hills area)

        St. Pius X (Chula Vista)

        St. Rose of Lima (Chula Vista)

When are funds distributed?

The scholarships will fund the following 2016/2017 school year and will be paid directly to the school in the name of the recipient.


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