A current email address is required for all families to apply online.  Families that have ever applied to TTEF before will need the email address TTEF has on file for you.  If you do not know what this email address is or you do not know your password, please click here for instructions.  Families applying for the first time to TTEF will use your preferred email address to apply (this is the email address we will have on file for you after you apply) and you will create your password in the online application.

Families applying for a High School student are required to submit responses to two short answer questions written by the student applicant.  Please click here for more details.

Residents of the City of St. Louis are required to submit proof of residency.  One of the scholarships administered by TTEF is limited to City residents attending City schools.  If you live in the City of St. Louis, your application will not be complete until proof of residency is submitted.  Residents of surrounding cities and counties do not need to submit proof of residency. Any of the following documents are considered a valid proof of residency:

  • Missouri Driver’s License
  • Utility Bill
  • House/Apartment Lease or Deed
  • Bank Statement
  • W2
  • Federal Tax Return Form 1040
  • Government Assistance Award Letter

All families applying for a new scholarship or reapplying for scholarships will also need the following financial documents to submit a complete application.  Income of other adults living with you should be included only if they contribute to household expenses and/or any of your child(ren)’s tuition.  If you are not able to upload your documents directly to the online application, you may submit the online application form and send the required documents in by fax, email, or mail.