Tuition and Financial Assistance


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  • What is the Tuition and Fees?

    Annual tuition for 2024/25 is $26,160.

    An administrative fee is applicable to accounts registered for the 2, 3, and 10 payment
    plan options. Our families can select one of the following payment plans:
    One Payment Plan
    Payment is due in full on 1st August.
    Two Payment Plan
    Two (2) payments of $13,300 due on 1st August and 1st February.
    Three Payment Plan
    Three (3) payments of $8,970 due on 1st August, 1st December, and 1st April.
    Ten Payment Plan
    Ten (10) payments of $2,706 due on the 1st day of each month commencing on 1st August through 1st May.
    Please note: Fees will be billed according to your existing Payment Plan. If you wish to change your preference, please advise the Finance Office at All notifications must be received no later than June 15, 2023.

    We are not able to change Payment Plans after the June 15 deadline.
  • What are the Additional Fees?

    Laptop (Year 7-Y11): Each student in Middle and Senior School is required to have a laptop. These are distributed through the school at a cost that is outlined on the sign up sheet.

    CPR Certification Fee (SGY1 only): Required curriculum fee of $88 for SGY1 only.

    Graduation Fee (SGY2 only): A graduation fee will apply to those students in SGY2 only. The fee will be a fee that will cover all costs of graduation (cap & gown, graduation stole, and graduation certificate) and the cost of preparing and delivering up to three transcripts to post-secondary institutions. This fee will be shared with SGY2 families at the start of the school year.

    Music Fees/Lessons (optional): Music Lessons $55 per half hour; Music Rental $60 per term. 

    Yearbook Fee (optional): A fee of $75 per copy will be charged for the school yearbook. Parents will be given the opportunity to 'opt out' of receiving a yearbook before the charge is processed. 

    External Fees: Additional fees as required to cover external costs of exams/ study guides/ etc.
  • What are the Payment Terms?

    • Accounts in arrears will be charged a monthly 1% finance charge and those that are 90 days overdue may lead to the suspension of student accounts.
    • No student with an overdue fee balance will be permitted to go on School trips abroad without the permission of the Head of School.
    • Parents are responsible to ensure payment deadlines are met
    • Any fees unpaid may result in the withholding of report cards and transcripts at the discretion of the School.
  • What is the Enrolment Fee?

    After an offer is made, an enrolment fee of $1,000 is payable to secure a place at the school. Please note that this is not applied to tuition and is non-refundable. This is a one-time payment.
  • Does Saltus offer Financial Assistance?

    Yes, there are many financial opportunities available to attend Saltus and we encourage people to apply. There are limited awards offered in Primary and more opportunities available in Middle/Senior. The application process for financial consideration includes a completed FAST application. 
  • Can I change my tuition payment plan?

    Please contact the finance office by 14th June prior to the academic year to make any changes to your enrolment contract. We are not able to change Payment Plans after the June 14 deadline.
  • How do I make my payments?

    Payments can be made by credit card, cash, cheque, transfer or standing order. Please contact the Finance or Admissions office for local account or international wire information.

    The credit card portal will be available from July 1, 2023, onwards. 

    When paying by online transfer, please remember to include the Student Name and Student Billing ID Number when submitting payment to the account.  The Student Billing ID number is located on the upper right corner of your monthly statement.  This will ensure the timely allocation of payments. 

    Note: due to anti-money laundering regulations in, it is strongly recommended to not submit large payments in cash.
  • How do I access my statement?

    Student Billing is processed monthly and a link to your individual statement is sent each month via email. For security purposes, this link is available for ONLY 14 days. When you receive the email you should print or save your statement. If the 14 day access window expires, you can log in to SaltusLive and request a new statement from your resource board. All you need to provide is the ‘student name’. For security purposes, historic statements are not published online.
  • Why don’t I receive statements via email?

    Student Billing is processed monthly and a link to your individual statement is sent each month via email. This link is available for 14 days. If you are not receiving regular emails from please check your junk/spam mail folder.  ALL future billing will be sent to you from this address; therefore, be sure to ‘Mark as Not Junk’ to ensure that you receive statements in a timely manner. 
    If you have any queries regarding student billing, our team will be available throughout the summer months to answer your questions. Please do not hesitate to contact the Finance Department or call 441-292-8276.
  • How do I apply for Financial Assistance?

    Please contact the Director of Enrolment Management for details or refer to our Financial Assistance tab for all financial assistance information. The due date for the Financial Aid applications through FAST is the end of January; prior to the academic year you are applying to. However, we are happy to work with you throughout the year so don't hesitate to call. Saltus does not offer full scholarships and our average award is $8,000.

Financial Assistance

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  • Procedures

    Current Students and Applicants:
    • *FAST applications will be open in December and all forms need to be submitted to FAST by 31st January for aid allocations effective 1st September of the same year. The forms are accessed through our website under Admissions, Financial Aid.
    • FAST applications are reviewed by the Financial Aid Committee.
    • Notification of financial aid allocation will be issued after 28th February.
    • After notification has been received, a signed contract is due by 31st March.
    • Families need to re-apply every year for Financial Assistance.
    Scholarships and financial aid will be divided equally over the selected payment plan.
  • Policies

FAST (Financial Aid and School Tuition)

*What is FAST? FAST (Financial Aid and School Tuition) is an external company located in America. FAST does not decide whether financial assistance will be given or how much to give. FAST provides a need-based financial aid analysis service which includes a recommendation of what a family should reasonably contribute toward tuition. All information from FAST is kept confidential. Results are reviewed by the Saltus Financial Aid Committee and, after analyzing, the budget decisions are made and financial aid offers are sent to families.

To be considered for Financial Aid you must apply each year. To begin the process, please click here

Pertinent Information Regarding FAST
  • Disregard any request for Tax information.
  • Click here to download the Parent User Guide
  • The application process is self-guided. You may navigate in and out of the program allowing you to partially complete an application and go back to it at another time. Online e-mail and a 24/7 helpline is provided through FAST be email or 1-877-326-FAST, Saltus Grammar School is not able to provide guidance in completing the application.
  • The charge for the application is $48.00 and to be paid by credit card at the end of the session
  • The online submission deadline for all applications is 31st January in the year preceding the year in which aid is being applied for

Scholarships - New Applicants

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  • Saltus Scholarship Process

    1. Complete online application through SaltusLive
    2. Complete and return all required admissions documents
    3. Wait for the admissions decision
    4. After receiving an offer, complete the FAST application to be considered.

    *If you have any questions, please contact*

Scholarships - Current Students

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For inquiries regarding applications for Financial Assistance, please email Amanda Skinner, Director of Enrolment Management.

Finance Staff

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