How to Apply for Tuition Assistance

Special to this year, the TADS deadline has been extended to April 15th. 

At Kuemper we are happy to assist you with the application process. If you do not have internet access to complete the application online, please call the Kuemper Business Office at 712-792-3313 at the school for assistance.

The application fee for each family remains at $23. If this fee is cost prohibitive for your family, please contact the Kuemper Business Office.

Online Application 

The TADS application (tuition assistance application) needs to be completed no later than April 1, 2020. There are no exceptions. The application is available online at in both English and Spanish. In addition to your completed application, you must include your 2019 tax return and other required income documentation. See the attached 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 7:00 AM-8:00 PM CST and Saturday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM. The TADS online application also has a chat feature to assist parents. The TADS support email address is

February 1: Applications available online at

April 1: Submitted applications must be filed electronically by April 1. All other required tax documents must be submitted electronically by April 22. 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. The Diocesan Financial Scholarship coupled with our local tuition assistance program will be able to make Catholic Education affordable for all.

If you have questions about the assistance program, contact the school at 712-792-3313 or or Contact the TADS call center at 1.800.477.8237 with specific questions about the application. This is a wonderful opportunity for qualifying families.

This FAQ document provides further information about common questions.

Applications submitted after April 1, 2020 will not be considered for MLTF or Diocesan awards and a family’s award potential may be significantly reduced. Apply no later than April l.