Penn State offers childcare subsidy funds to student parents

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the availability of childcare subsidy funds to qualifying student parents for fall 2012. Funds are available through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Office of Human Resources implements the Student Parent Child Care Subsidy Program at all Penn State campus locations. The goal is to provide undergraduate and graduate student parents with financial assistance for safe, quality childcare, thereby enabling them to achieve their academic goals.
Student parents also may receive financial assistance for sick and emergency care, summer childcare and care during finals and mid-term periods. Qualifying student parents may utilize this subsidy to assist in childcare costs at licensed childcare centers and family home providers in their communities. Please see qualifications in the application form.

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