Diocese of Sioux City Scholarship Program

The Diocese of Sioux City Catholic Schools Scholarship program and Pocahontas Catholic are pleased to once again provide tuition assistance to qualifying families. This program, supported by over 700 donors provides expanded opportunities to help qualifying families afford the Catholic School of their choice. Tuition assistance is available to all families whose 2017 total income meets state eligibility guidelines.

Therefore, after careful review, we have hired a new financial aid administrator out of Minneapolis, MN named TADS. We are confident about the transition and believe they will provide us the necessary service we need at the Diocese of Sioux City for our administrators, parents and many others. 

Attached are some instructions and other valuable information about TADS. Please take some time to review and contact your local school or TADS at 1-800-477-8237 with any questions or feedback you may have.

Thank you for choosing a Catholic education for your children, it’s the most important investment a parent can make. May the peace be with you and your family in 2018 and beyond. 

2018/2019 TADS Information for Parents

  • At Pocahontas Catholic School we are happy to assist you with the application process. A brief video about how to begin the application process can be found on the left side of this page. lIf you do not have internet access to complete this application online, please call Wanda Rittgers at 712-335-3603 at the school for assistance.
  • The application fee for each family remains at $23.

  • The TADS application needs to be completed no later than April 1, 2018. The application is available online at www.mytads.com in both English and Spanish.  In addition to your completed application, you must include a copy of current wage and tax information.  See the attached “Grant & Aid Assessment” flyer from TADS for specific requirements. We urge you to complete the materials early to allow time for notification of any missing materials.

  • To assist you in completing the application, you may contact the TADS call center at 1.800.477.8237 Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-8:00 PM.  The TADS online application also has a chat feature to assist parents available Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-8:00 PM.

  • Award notification letters will be mailed in Mid-May.  The complete timeline with specific information concerning the application is found below:

    February 1:  Applications available online at mytads.com

    April 1:  Completed applications must be filed electronically with all required tax materials.  Applications with missing information cannot be processed.

    Mid-May:  Award notification letters sent to all families who applied.

  • We strongly encourage every family to complete an application.

  • If you have questions about the assistance program, contact the school at 712-335-3603 or WandaRittgers@pokycatholic.org. Contact the TADS call center at 1.800.477.8237 with specific questions about the application. This is a wonderful opportunity for qualifying families.


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