Childcare Grants

PGSG offers these grants to cover childcare costs incurred by graduate students
While PGSG contributes to the Child Care Grant, award selection is completed through the Division of Financial Aid.

The spring 2021 application is available now! Click here to see the deadline and application.

-- Funding Amount --

Grants may fund up to $1,000 for awardees using a licensed daycare or

up to $500 for those using a non-licensed daycare.

-- Eligibility --

  1. Be a graduate student enrolled at least half-time (4 credit hours) at Purdue University

  2. Be the legal guardian of the child or children ages 12 years or younger

  3. Domestic students must have a 2020-2021 FAFSA filed

  4. International students must complete the Net Price Calculator

  5. Funding is based on financial need

  6. Funding must apply to out-of-pocket, weekly childcare expenses

  7. Only one (1) application per household

-- Deadline --


Spring Deadline: February 5th, 2021

-- Application --

Fill out the form below and submit a physical copy to the Division of Financial Aid (Schleman Hall - Room 305), or email the completed application to

Have Questions about our Child Care Grant?

For questions about the application form, please contact All other questions should be directed to

Last Updated January 2021 by Purdue Graduate Student Government.

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