Child Care Grants

We give grants to cover childcare costs incurred by graduate students
Although PGSG contributes to the Child Care Grant,
award selection is completed through the Office of Financial Aid.

-- Funding Amount --

Grants can be up to $1,000 for students using a licensed daycare or

up to $500 for students 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 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 application per household

-- Deadline --


The spring 2020 application is due January 31, 2020

-- Application --

Complete and submit the form below to the Office of Financial Aid (Schleman Hall - Room 305),

OR email the completed form 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 2020 by Purdue Graduate Student Government.

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