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Financial Assistance

Returning families interested in applying for Financial Grant and Aid for the 2017-2018 school term, must apply by April 30, 2017. New families seeking financial assistance should apply for aid concurrent with their admissions application.

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If you believe there is a possibility that your financial status may change at any point in the coming school year, it is important for you to apply for Grant and Aid by the April 30, 2017 deadline. Even if you don't qualify for financial aid at this time, you may be granted financial aid during the year should you have a change in status.

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The Buster and Sara Brown Scholarship

  • Using funds from ongoing donations, this scholarship was established by the ECBC Elder Board to honor Buster and Sara Brown on their 30th anniversary at ECBC. This scholarship honors their enthusiastic support for and their dedication to the ministry of PCA.
  • Multiple scholarships can be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year, depending on fund balance and need. Each scholarship will be no less than $1,000.  The remaining tuition and all fees must be paid by the recipient family.
  • The applicant family must show a "demonstrated need" by completing the qualification process for financial aid through FACTS Grant and Aid Service. Financial Aid applications must be completed by April 30, 2017.  Click here to complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Service Application.
  • Eligible students are rising K5-12th grade children of ECBC members actively involved in ministry.
  • Applications must be submitted to the PCA office by April 30, 2017.
  • Upper school student applicants are asked to submit a paragraph describing "What attending PCA means to me". Parents of Lower school applicants may submit this paragraph for the student applicant.

Students:  Click here for a 2017-2018 application

 

The Inaugural Senior Class Scholarship

  • Using funds from a generous donor in honoring the first senior class of Palmetto Christian Academy, two scholarships could be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year. Each scholarship will be 50% of the base tuition. The remaining tuition and all fees must be paid by the recipient family.
  • The applicant family must have "demonstrated need" by completing the qualification process for financial aid through FACTS Grant and Aid Service. Financial Aid applications must be completed by April 30, 2017. Click here to complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Service Application.
  • Eligible students are current PCA rising 9th – 12th grade students who have exhibited leadership in athletics and other areas of PCA.
  • Applications, along with recommendations, must be submitted to the PCA Office by April 30, 2017.
  • Applicants must obtain one recommendation from a PCA teacher and one from a PCA coach to be included with this application. Please ask teachers and coaches to go to the PCA website, click on"Admissions", click on "Financial Assistance" and then write their recommendation in the form provided at the bottom of this page.

StudentsClick here for a 2017-2018 application

Teachers: Please complete the Teacher Recommendation Form below to recommend a student for the Inaugural Senior Class Scholarship.

 

Performing Arts Scholarship

  • "The talents which you have been given and the works that you do are not to glorify yourself but to elevate the Kingdom of God." – I Corinthians 10:31
  • Using funds raised solely by students, Palmetto Christian Academy is delighted to offer "The Performing Arts Scholarship." This scholarship award for the 2017-2018 school year will be a partial scholarship awarded to a returning student. All remaining tuition amounts and fees are the responsibility of the recipient family.
  • This award recognizes a rising 6th – 12th grade student who has a special interest and talent in the arts, particularly in the performing arts. The recipient(s) must have strong academic achievement, demonstrate leadership, character, integrity in service, and strive to display the fruits of the Spirit.
  • This scholarship is open to ONLY those who are connected to the PCA play, either behind the scenes or on stage.
  • Applications for this award must be submitted to the PCA Office and include an essay, "Why Christian Education is Fundamental", a teacher recommendation, and will include an interview.
  • Interested candidates must apply by April 30, 2017.

Students Click here for a 2017-2018 application.  Please submit an essay entitled, "Why Christian Education is Fundamental", and a teacher recommendation. You will then be contacted to arrange for an interview.

Teachers: Please complete the Teacher Recommendation Form below to recommend a student for the Performing Arts Scholarship.

 

The Evans Endowed Scholarship

  • "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ."  II Peter 3:18a
  • Using ongoing dividends received from a gift to Palmetto Christian Academy through the Southern Baptist Foundation, Palmetto Christian Academy is delighted to offer "The Evans Endowed Scholarship."
  • The recipient will be a current rising K5-12th grade student who has strong academic achievement, character, and strives to display the fruit of the Spirit.
  • Eligible students and their immediate families will be actively involved East Cooper Baptist Church members.
  • This scholarship will be applied for and awarded annually.  It will be a partial scholarship; all remaining tuition amounts and fees are the responsibility of the recipient family.
  • The applicant family must demonstrate need by having completed the qualification process for financial aid through FACTS Grant and Aid Service.
  • Interested candidates must apply by April 30, 2017.

Students: Click here for a 2017-2018 application

 

Booster Club Scholarship

The Booster Club believes that the teamwork, determination and persistence fostered through participation in athletics will benefit PCA students now and in their future endeavors.  The Booster Club of PCA is delighted to announce the commitment to support a scholarship.  It is the goal of the Booster Club to foster a well balanced student-athlete.

  • The recipient will be a currently enrolled rising 6-12th grade student.
  • He/she has demonstrated strong character, exceptional sportsmanship, and a commitment to PCA on and off the court or field.
  • The recipient has exhibited involvement in various aspects of PCA with qualities of a servant leader.
  • Applicants must obtain one recommendation from a PCA teacher and one from a PCA coach, to be included with this application.
  • The student must have a minimum of a "C" average in the current school year in all core subjects.
  • Multiple scholarships can be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year, depending on fund balance and need.
  • This scholarship will be applied for each school year.  It will be a partial scholarship; all remaining tuition amounts and fees are the responsibility of the recipient family.
  • The applicant family must demonstrate need by having completed the qualification process for financial aid through FACTS Grant and Aid Service.
  • Interested candidates must apply by April 30, 2017.

Students: Click here for a 2017-2018 application

Teachers and Coaches:  Please complete the Teacher Recommendation Form below to recommend a student for the Booster Club Scholarship.

 

General Scholarship

Palmetto Christian Academy believes in partnering with Christian families to help nurture and teach a biblical worldview through their education. Using PCA funds, received throughout the year from generous donors, PCA is delighted to announce the PCA General Scholarship Fund. It is the goal of PCA to support Christian families as they endeavor to educate their children in a Christian, college preparatory school.  “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it”. Proverbs 22:6

  • The recipient will be currently enrolled or have submitted an application as a rising K5-12th grade student.
  • Applicants and/or their parent(s) should demonstrate strong character and a commitment to the church, the classroom, and the community.
  • Rising 1st through 12th grade applicants must obtain one recommendation from a teacher. .
  • Rising 6th -12th grade applicants are asked to submit a paragraph describing "What attending PCA means to me".  Parents of Lower school applicants may submit this paragraph for the student applicant.
  • Multiple scholarships can be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year depending on fund balance and need.
  • Any scholarship awarded will be for each school year.  All scholarships will be a partial scholarship and all remaining tuition amounts and fees are the responsibility of the recipient family.
  • The applicant family must demonstrate need by having completed the qualification process for financial aid through FACTS Grant and Aid Service.
  • Interested candidates must apply by April 30, 2017.

Students: Click here for a 2017-2018 application

Teachers:  Please complete the Teacher Recommendation Form below to recommend a student for the General Scholarship.

 

Scholarship Fund for Ministers and Missionaries
This scholarship is funded by annual donations to honor those whose vocation is serving the Lord and to attract such servants and their families to PCA.

  • Applicant families must have one parent who is a current or former full-time minister or missionary.
  • Multiple scholarships can be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year, depending on fund balance and need. The remaining tuition and all fees must be paid by the recipient family.
  • The applicant family must show a "demonstrated need" by completing the qualification process for financial aid through FACTS Grant and Aid Service. Financial Aid applications must be completed by April 30, 2017. Click here to complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Service Application.
  • Students from pre-K to 12th grade are eligible.
  • Applications must be submitted to the PCA office by April 30, 2017.
  • Upper school student applicants (grades 6-12) are asked to submit a paragraph describing "What attending PCA means to me." Parents of Lower school and Preschool applicants may submit this paragraph for the student applicant.

 

Students: Click here for a 2017-2018 application

 

 

 

 

Teacher Recommendation Form:

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Student's Name
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