Assistance Options

Financial Aid

Helping Families in Need

To support our mission of providing quality, comprehensive, and affordable childcare and preschool education in a nurturing, creative environment for St. Louis-area families of all economic backgrounds, 2 forms of tuition assistance are available for families in need.

Child Care Assistance

Child Care Assistance is a program through which a subsidy is provided to partially or fully cover the cost of tuition for a child, based on their household income. Cornerstone reserves over 50% of our available spaces for low-income families that receive Child Care Assistance. You can learn more about the program and see if you qualify here.

If you would like to enroll at Cornerstone and believe you qualify for Child Care Assistance, please complete our Inquiry Form, here.

Tuition Assistance Scholarship

Donor-funded partial scholarships are available for families that do not qualify for child care assistance but still face financial hardship covering the full cost of tuition. The application is submitted and awarded through a third party school and student services solution. 

If your child is currently enrolled at Cornerstone and you do not qualify for Child Care Assistance but do require tuition assistance, please email Program Director Toni Jackson at to request the third party scholarship application.

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