OSAC - Oregon Student Child Care Grant (ID 1220)
- Start Date:
- The Oregon Student Child Care Grant Program was established to assist parents enrolled in post-secondary education obtain safe, dependable care that supports their children’s development while allowing completion of the parent’s academic programs.
Preferences in Awarding:
•Preference #1: Prior year recipients who complete a new application, maintain a child care provider registered with the Oregon Department of Human Services or registered/certified with the Child Care Division of the Oregon Department of Employment, and submit copies of transcripts and proof of child care expenses.
•Preference #2: New applicants who demonstrate financial need and are closest to completing their academic goals.
- Publically Funded Programs
- Peggy Cooksey Policy Analyst
- 1 (800) 452-8807 Ext. 7443
- Contact Notes:
- Phone: 541-687-7443
- Financial Need:
To receive financial aid from this program an applicant must:
•Be an Oregon resident with a child or legal dependent age 12 and under in need of child care, or, if over age 12, who satisfies the requirements of special needs;
•Be a citizen or eligible non-citizen of the United States;
•Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as an undergraduate at an Oregon postsecondary institution (Oregon postsecondary institutions include Oregon community colleges, public universities, and private universities. There are some for-profit postsecondary institutions which have campuses in Oregon but are owned by corporations based outside of Oregon. Enrollment at those non-Oregon based institutions disqualifies applicants from receiving the Oregon Student Child Care Grant);
•Maintain satisfactory academic progress; and
•Not be in default on any federal Title IV loan or owing a refund on federal Title IV funds previously disbursed.
- Special Criteria:
- Priority in Awarding:
Among applicants who meet the eligibility criteria of this program, priority in the selection process shall be given in the following rank order:
1.A prior recipient of benefits of the Student Child Care Grant who maintains satisfactory academic progress as defined by this program, who has continuing financial need, continues use of a provider who meets registration requirements, and who has not exhausted maximum award eligibility.
2.New applicants will be awarded based on the following criteria:
2.Students’ credits earned toward a Certificate, Associates Degree, or first Bachelor’s Degree.
3.Use of childcare providers who are listed with the Oregon Department of Human Services, or, registered or certified with the Oregon Child Care Division.
4.Students enrolled full-time.
5.Students enrolled half-time if awarded, you must enroll with sufficient hours to earn 36 credit hours (24 at semester schools) per academic year.