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Child Care Assistance Scholarships

10,000 Degrees proudly provides 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 6 units per semester.
  • Parents 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.
  • Parents must provide information showing financial need.

Application requirements:

  • Complete transcripts representing all undergraduate coursework. (Unofficial is acceptable)
  • Financial aid award letter from current school (if applicable)
  • 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. Download Provider Verification Form
  • 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

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now closed. Please check back in April for the 2023-2024 application.

For more information, contact our Scholarship Team:

Jin Choi
Director, Scholarship Programs
Phone: 415.451.4002
Email: jchoi (at) 10000degrees.org

Stephanie Hamilton
Scholarship Manager
Phone: 415.451.4004
Email: shamilton (at) 10000degrees.org

Bryan Lopez-Gonzalez
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 415-726-2074
Email: bryan.lopez-gonzalez (at) 10000degrees.org

Marisol Magaña Bright
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 415.233.4573
Email: mmagana (at) 10000degrees.org