Step 3: Required Documentation

 

NOTICE: this page provides helpful information about required documents and information

  1. Tuition Confirmation (PDF Attachment Preferred)
  2. Most Recent Transcript (PDF Attachment Preferred)
  3. Financial Aid Letter From Your Institution (PDF Attachment Preferred)
  4. CS Reference – Name and contact information

 1. Tuition Confirmation

Provide documentation or published information from the university or vocational school confirming the tuition fees for the academic term(s) for which you are applying.

Example Sources: Institution’s website, institution’s course catalog, or a letter from the registrar stating costs.

Instructions:

  1. Save document as pdf.
  2. Upload the document using the attachment buttons on the final page of your application.

2. Most Recent Transcript

We do not require your “official” transcript. Your are welcome to submit the most recent copy of your transcript, confirming that your GPA is 2.5 or above.

Exception: There is a question on the application form asking if more than five years have passed since you last attended school.  If your response is YES, then you will not be required to submit a transcript.

Instructions:

  1. Acquire a copy of your latest transcripts and save in a pdf format.
  2. Upload the document to the online application using the attachment buttons on the final page.

3. Financial Aid Letter From Your Institution

A financial aid letter explains the total amount of monetary assistance a school will offer.  You should receive this letter shortly after you receive your college acceptance letter.  This information may also be provided to you via the school’s website.

Instructions:

  1. Save document as pdf.
  2. Upload the document using the attachment buttons on the final page of your application.

4. Christian Science Reference

Your Christian Science reference is an adult, non-family member, who can verify that you are an active student of Christian Science.

Instructions:

  1. While filling out the online application, you will enter the name and email of your CS Reference.  Be sure to confirm that your CS Reference is able to provide a timely response to ABF, since your application will not be reviewed until this reference has been received.
  2. Once your application has been submitted, your CS Reference will automatically receive an email from ABF informing them that they have been selected to serve as your CS Reference.  They will also be provided with a link to the CS Reference form that they must complete before your application can be reviewed.
  3. You and your CS Reference will automatically receive a notification email when their completed form has been submitted to ABF.

 

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