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Child Care Assistance Scholarships

10,000 Degrees proudly provides Child Care Assistance Scholarships for parents based in Marin County for up to $12,000 per child ($1,000 per month max). 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 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)
  • Federal Tax Return(s) from either last year or previous year
  • Provider Verification form completed by the child care provider. Download Childcare 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)

For more information, contact our Scholarship Team:

Jin Choi

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

Stephanie Hamilton

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

Claudia Cardenas Resize

Claudia Cardenas
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 415.451.4017
Email: claudia.cardenas (at)