TGS Childcare Grant Application

TGS Childcare Grant Application

The Graduate School (TGS) is pleased to offer a childcare grant to enable eligible student parents to take advantage of childcare options wherever they reside, domestically or internationally. This grant provides support for a full academic year (September 1 – August 31) based on eligibility.

To be eligible, you must be an active, fully funded PhD or MFA degree candidate affiliated with TGS. This grant is limited to three children per family, ages 13 and under. Combined family income must be $150,000 or less as verified on your most recent federal tax return or FAFSA.

The award is $5,000 for one child; $8,000 for two children; $12,000 for three children per year. The total award is paid on a quarterly basis and is not retroactive. The Summer Quarter deadline to apply is Tuesday, July 9, 2024 to receive payment at the end of July.

Please email tgs@northwestern.edu with any questions.