Child Care Grants

A limited number of child-care subsidies are available to economically disadvantaged students.

To apply for Child Care Grants, students must:

  1. Apply with the Department of Social Services (DSS) in the student’s county of residence
    • Applicants must bring paperwork from DSS confirming their application status.
  2. Be a full-time student enrolled in 12 or more credit hours
  3. Maintain satisfactory academic progress (at least a 2.0 GPA)
  4. Complete the Childcare Application and return it to the Financial Aid Office

The following forms/documents must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office to be considered for a Child Care Grant:

  • Completed Childcare Application
  • DSS paperwork confirming student’s application status
  • Proof of income (i.e. pay stubs, unemployment statements, etc.)
  • Drivers License
  • Birth Certificates (for ALL members of the household)
  • Social Security Cards (for ALL members of the household)
  • Class schedule

Important Application Date Information:

  • The open application period begins in June.
  • The awarding process begins in July.
  • Applications are received on a continuous basis during the school year.
  • A waiting list is maintained until the following June.
  • Students must reapply each June.

Contact Information

Cynthia Thomas
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
124 Stone Hall
(910) 695-3989
thomascy@sandhills.edu