Catlin Gabel is committed to making its education affordable. More than one-quarter of the student body received financial assistance through need-based grants and special scholarships. Grant and scholarship awards are not loans and do not have to be paid back. For the 2018-19 school year, we allocated nearly $4.5 million in financial assistance to families with annual household incomes primarily within the range of $15,140 to $285,355. Grants ranged from $7,200 to $32,550 and averaged $21,700.

Need-based grants

We encourage families to apply for admission regardless of financial circumstances. Catlin Gabel believes socioeconomic diversity enriches the educational experience for all of its students and is committed to offering a robust need-based financial assistance program. Every family is expected to contribute to the cost of their child's education to the extent they are able; need-based grants are available to help bridge the gap and offset the cost of tuition as well as books, laptops, school trips, bus service, and activities.

Scholarship opportunities

Catlin Gabel is proud to present three distinct scholarship programs to qualified students. Please visit the Scholarships page to learn more.

Learn more

Check our calendar for upcoming information sessions that give an overview of our financial assistance program (View the presentation online). Visit our Financial Assistance FAQ or view our Quick Facts to learn more.

Important Dates

October 2, 2018: Online financial assistance applications begin for 2019-20

December 5, 2018: Financial Assistance Information Coffee, 8:30-10am

January, 23, 2019: Financial Assistance Information Coffee, 6:30-8pm

January 31, 2019: Palma Scholars Program applicant deadline for all households to submit:

February 2, 2018: Deadline for all households to submit:

February 28, 2018: Deadline to submit 2018 tax documents with schedules as applicable

March 8, 2019: Newly admitted families receive admission and financial assistance decision emails

March 15, 2019: Current families receive award letters via email