Child Care Assistance Scholarship

Child Care Assistance Scholarship

10,000 Degrees proudly offers Child Care Assistance Scholarships for parents based in Marin County. The scholarship pays for a portion of a child’s day care while the parent is enrolled in college. The Child Care Assistance Scholarship is available for the months of September through May. The scholarship is renewable annually, provided the parent maintains satisfactory progress.


  • Parents must maintain Marin County residency;
  • Parents must be attending an accredited or state-approved school and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) units per semester;
  • Parents must be working toward their first Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree, license or certificate;
  • Children must be under the age of 11 and attending a licensed child care facility;
  • Parents must provide information showing financial need.
Scholarships For Low Income Graduate Students

Application Requirements

  • Submit complete transcripts representing all undergraduate coursework. (Unofficial is acceptable);
  • Submit financial aid award letter from current school (if applicable);
  • Submit Student Aid Report (this is what you receive after submitting the FAFSA or California Dream Act);
  • Provider Verification form completed by the child care provider;
  • A copy of child care provider’s IRS Form W-9 (ask your provider to complete);
  • A copy of child care provider’s license (ask your provider);
  • A signed copy of the Child Care Provider Guidelines.

Check back this summer for the 2024-25 application.