Ten Thousand Degrees Child Care Scholarships
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10,000 Degrees provides child care scholarships ranging from $500 to $9,000 per child for parents who are enrolled in college. The scholarship pays for a portion of a child's day care while the parent is enrolled in college. The award amount depends on the parents' enrollment status and the cost of childcare. The scholarship is renewable annually provided that the parent maintains satisfactory progress. Must be a Marin County resident, a student-parent with financial need, enrolled in a minimum of 6 units in an accredited California school, working towards the first bachelor's degree, associate's degree, license or certificate. The children must be under the age of 11 and attending a licensed child care facility. Checks are sent to and made payable to the child care provider. Applicants must submit a tax return. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Parents should parents submit their application at least two months in advance of the desired start date.