To apply for funding for Spring quarter 2018 complete the childcare assistance application on-line. In addition to the application students must complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA or WASFA and have it sent to the UW. If you are an International Student you do not complete a FAFSA. In addition to the Child Care Assistance Application you must complete the International Student Financial Statement Form and submit a copy of your I-20. If you qualify, you will receive notification via e-mail within 3-4 weeks.
*If you completed and submitted a 2017-2018 International Student Financial Statement form Winter quarter 2017 you do not need to complete a new one for Spring quarter 2018.
- enrolled at UW Seattle Campus
- must be legal, physical, custodial parent of child
- meet low income limitations
- must pay Service and Activities fee any quarter receiving subsidy
- must use Department of Early Learning (DEL) licensed provider not related by blood or marriage to student
We are no longer accepting applications for Winter quarter 2018.
The Spring quarter 2018 application is now available. If you will be needing childcare assistance for the months of April, May, or June 2018, please complete the on-line application as soon as possible.
2017-2018 Childcare Grant Award amounts*
The amount of child care assistance is determined by the ages(s) of your children and your enrollment status.
Full-time (graduate student 6 credits or more, undergraduate 7 credits or more)
Infants (birth – 12 months) $800 per month, $2,400 per quarter
Toddlers/Preschoolers (1 – 6 yrs old) $500 per month, $1,500 per quarter
School Age (7 – 12 yrs old) $150 per month, $450 per quarter
Part-time (graduate students 5 credits or less, undergraduate 6 credits or less)
Infants (birth – 12 months) $400 per month, $1,200 per quarter
Toddlers/Preschoolers (1 – 6 yrs old) $250 per month, $750 per quarter
School Age (7 – 12 yrs old) $75 per month, $225 per quarter
*These are the maximum award amounts. Adjustments may be made if a student does not have their child in care for a month or part of a month or if they are receiving outside childcare funding or if their actual childcare costs are lower than the grant amounts listed above.