How to Apply

  • The CAP Scholarship Application is available in a fillable-PDF at the buttons below and online via OneApp (search for "Childcare Assistance Program").
  • Completed PDF applications must be emailed to
  • You will need to submit a copy of last year's tax return (Form 1040 only) with your application. 
    • If you did not file a tax return for the previous year because you did not earn any (or not enough) income, include that information in your essay.
    • International students receiving a stipend for living expenses from their home country must submit either Form I-20 or a letter from the sponsor stating the amount of the stipend.
    • If you are married or living with a partner, you will also need to submit the above documents for your Spouse/Partner, as applicable.

If you have questions about the application or required documents, send us a message at

CAP-U is for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applications for CAP-U scholarships are accepted until all funds have been awarded but no later than May 1. Applicants will be notified of award decisions within 7-10 business days after a complete application is received. If/when all funds have been awarded, this page will be updated and the application removed from the site.

CAP-U Application

CAP-G is for graduate students, professional students, and international undergraduate students. Due to limited funding, CAP-G applications are only accepted August 1 - September 30 each year. Applicants are notified of award decisions no later than October 15. **Applications for the 2023-24 academic year are no longer being accepted.**