Financial Aid & Scholarships

Making Private School Affordable

There are many financial aid options available for families who want to make quality Christian education a reality for their child. Scholarship options vary depending on the school and all CLEF schools are willing to work with families to make attendance affordable. Please contact schools directly for more information.

 

High School Scholars

Every year CLEF awards eight scholarships that cover fifty percent of tuition at Walther Christian Academy.

The High School Scholars program is open to any Walther student who attended a CLEF elementary school. APPLY NOW

 

Scholarships through the Invest in Kids Act and Empower Illinois

The Invest in Kids Act, recently passed by The Illinois General Assembly, provides additional private school scholarships for Illinois children from low-income families. Parents interested in applying for funds from a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) may do so through Empower Illinois or one of several other SGOs in Illinois.

Apply now for a student scholarship through Empower Illinois.

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Important Message From Our Executive Director

 

We at CLEF are actively engaging and encouraging our schools during these stressful and difficult times.  Our commitment remains unchanged; to provide academic excellence to all students in our school communities within a safe and healthy Christian environment.