Click here for the process. A small, confidential Scholarship Committee will make awards to those families that qualify (as determined by SSS). Despite our strong commitment to our tuition assistance program and to enrolling a very strong student body, each year the number of accepted applicants who qualify for tuition assistance is more than we are able to support. Therefore, a portion of the demonstrated need is typically awarded. After March 1, tuition assistance funds are limited. PDS will not make tuition assistance awards to families that do not qualify or for amounts that exceed the demonstrated need.