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 summer 2021 application is available now! Click here to be directed to the deadline and application link.

-- 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.

  1. Be a graduate student enrolled at least half-time at Purdue University (4 credit hours during fall and spring semester​s, 3 credit hours during summer semesters)

  2. Must have completed the Division of Financial Aid Summer Aid Application

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

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

  5. International students must complete the Net Price Calculator

  6. Funding is based on financial need

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

  8. Only one (1) application may be submitted per household

-- Eligibility --


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

Deadline and Application

Spring Deadline: June 11th, 2021

Application Link (PDF):

Have Questions about our Childcare Grant?

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