MSU Child Care Grant

The MSU Child Care Grant program provides funds to students with children to assist in meeting the cost of licensed child care during the school year. The maximum award for the MSU Child Care Grant is $1,000 per semester per child.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the Child Care Grant, you must:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program at MSU, the Agricultural Technology or Teacher Certification programs.
  • Be the parent of a child 12 years old or younger, or a child with special needs under the age of 19.
  • Incur child care expenses from services provided by a State of Michigan licensed provider.
  • Demonstrate financial need as established by your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress as required by the university.
  • Use child care services because you are a single student, or if married, because your spouse is either a student or employed outside the home.

How to apply

Unfortunately, Child Care Grant funds for Fall Semester 2017 have been exhausted. New applications are no longer being accepted.