How to Apply for ChildCare Assistance Program?

To Apply

  • In order to be considered for the CCAP award you must complete the 2018-2019 Child Care Assistance Application. 
  • The priority application date is June 5th for summer assistance and September 15 for rest of the academic year
  • Students who submit an application after the priority date will be considered on a 'funds available' basis.

Eligibility requirements

The student must:

  • Be a matriculated UW Bothell student
  • Must be the legal custodial parent of the child, and the child must reside more than 50% time with the student-parent
  • meet income guidelines
  • pay the Service and Activities Fee at UW Bothell
  • The child care provider must be licensed by the state of Washington not related by blood or marriage to the student
  • Enroll in a minimum of 9+ credits for undergrad, 8+ credits for graduate
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress above a 2.0
  • You don’t have to be a U.S. Citizen to apply to the childcare assistance program.


  • You will also need to provide a tuition cost sheet for child care with provider logo or a written cost sheet on provider letter head
  • You will need to have the 'Provider ID Number'.  Your child care provider will have this ID number or search online through the WA State Dept. of Early Learning
  • The FAFSA or WASFA information will be used to determine financial need


  • The funds will be distributed as needed per quarter up to $1,500 per student or up to 80% of their childcare costs, summer quarter may be covered if funds are available from the academic year.
  • The student may be eligible for extra funds if they have multiple children in care.
  • Priority funding will be considered for the Infant to preschool level and aid will be disbursed on a first come first serve basis until the funds are completely allocated during fall, winter, spring and summer quarters (with priority given to low income qualifying student’s children).





Apply for CCAP

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UW Bothell
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Box 358500
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Bothell, WA 98011-8246

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