Child Care Tuition Assistance for Qualified Families
December 7, 2020
Three- and four-year-old children may qualify for a full-time spot, with $8,000 toward tuition assistance, in the Virginia Tech Child Development Center for Learning and Research through the Mixed Delivery Preschool Program.
The number of slots are limited; enrollment will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis within program guidelines.
Preschoolers may be eligible to participate in this grant-supported program if their family meets one or more of the following requirements:
- The family has been negatively impacted by COVID-19;*
- The family income is at or below 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines (see chart in the program flyer);
- The family is homeless;
- One or both parents did not graduate from high school; or
- The family income is above 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines but at or below 350 percent of federal poverty guidelines for students with diagnosed disabilities or special needs.
*Positions will be limited to 15 percent of capacity filled by this qualification.
The thresholds for determining family income eligibility are outlined in the program flyer.
To find out more and to complete an application, contact Karen Gallagher, director of the Child Development Center for Learning and Research, at 540-231-6148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the program, visit the center’s website at https://cdclr.hdfs.vt.edu.