Child Care Assistance Scholarships

10,000 Degrees provides child care scholarships up to $12,000 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 scholarship is renewable annually provided that the parent maintains satisfactory progress.


  • Marin County residency
  • The parent must be attending an accredited or state-approved school and enrolled in a minimum of 6 units per semester
  • The parent must be working towards 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
  • Demonstrate financial need

Application requirements:

All applicants must submit a completed application.

In Addition students are to submit:

  • Transcripts representing all undergraduate coursework if applicable.  (Unofficial is acceptable)
  • Financial aid award letter from current school (if applicable)
  • 2015 or 2016 Federal Tax Return
  • Current semester class schedule
  • Provider Verification form completed by the child care provider  Download Provider Verification Form
  • A copy of your child care provider’s IRS Form W-9 (ask your provider to complete)
  • A copy of child care provider’s license (ask your provider)

Please click the link below to apply.

10,000 Degrees® Childcare Scholarship Application

For more information, contact our Scholarship Team:


Jin Choi
Director of Scholarship Programs
Phone: 415.451.4002
Email: jchoi (at)


Yessenia Dominguez
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 415.451.4008
Email: ydominguez (at)

Stephanie Resize

Stephanie Hamilton
Scholarship Associate
Phone: 415.451.4004
Email: shamilton (at)