Childcare Scholarship Information
Scholarships for childcare at the CSUSM Center for Children and Families are now available for students who can demonstrate financial need. The Center serves children from ages six weeks to pre-kindergarten. Students must meet the eligibility requirements given below. If there are more applicants than funds, the essay, grade point average and class standing of the applicant will be considered. If you are interested in applying, please fill out the Scholarship Application Form and email the application along with the required essay to the Scholarship Committee.
Deadline for Submission of Application
For FALL semester, submit your application by the end of April. The Scholarship Committee will meet the second week of May to review applications, and will notify applicants the third week of May.
For SPRING semester, submit your application by the end of August. The Scholarship Committee will meet the second week of September to review applications, and will notify applicants the third week of September.
THERE WILL BE NO AWARDS FOR SUMMER SEMESTERS
Sliding Scale Fee Structure
The sliding scale fee structure is outlined below. These reductions in fees are in addition to the CCF regular student discounts that all CSUSM students receive.
|Income Ceiling||Scholarship Will Pay|
|3 or more||$45,000||40%|
|2 or more||$25,000||60%
- Must maintain at least half-time enrollment
- Must maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the CSUSM Financial Aid Office, including maintaining a 2.0 GPA
- Provide evidence of having received academic advising once each semester for which they receive a subsidy
- Must attend two parenting workshops per semester
- Volunteer at the CCF for a minimum of 10 hours per semester
- Participate in the CCAMPIS project evaluation activities
Please note: Awards will vary, and are dependent on need and eligibility. Scholarships will be awarded each semester to qualified students until all grant funds have been expended or all available CCF openings have been filled. Students may be wait-listed, but will be given first priority over newly applying faculty and community members.