The Child Care Assistance Grant is a program funded by the State of North Carolina to assist community college students with their child care needs. At Central Piedmont, the Child Care Assistance Committee reviews and evaluates applications and recommends recipients. Funds are administered by the Family Resource Center. In past years, the college has generally received an amount of money which could assist about 20 students each year. Students accepted into this program have typically been awarded assistance with 70 percent of their child care costs with the remainder of the cost the student’s responsibility.
Child Care Assistance Grant Eligibility
- successfully complete a minimum of 12 college credit hours at Central Piedmont
- have a minimum 2.0 GPA
- be enrolled for at least six credit hours of college-level classes that are not on-line
Central Piedmont employees are not eligible to apply for child care assistance through this program. Work study is considered a form of financial aid and recipients of work study may apply.
Child Care Assistance Grant Application Requirements
- Child Care Assistance Grant application filled out entirely — only completed applications will be accepted
- financial aid award letter
- program evaluation
- birth certificates of children needing child care
Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Both the financial aid award letter and your program evaluation can be found in MyCollege.