Grants Available to Students

2015/2016 Child Development Grant Application Available

The "Child Development Grant" is designed for students who are attending a California Community College or a four-year institution and pursuing a Child Development Permit to teach or supervise in licensed children's centers.

Award amounts range from $1000.00 at the community college level to $2000.00 at the four-year university level per academic year (2 yr max)!

Applications available online (see below), Student Financial Services (SFS) Office or Early Childhood Studies (ECS) Dept. at Moreno Valley College (MVC).

  • Complete the 2015/2016 Child Development Grant Program New Application if you did not receive the 2014/2015 Child Development grant during the 2014/2015 academic year
  • Complete the 2015/2016 Child Development Grant Program Renewal Application if you received the 2014/2015 Child Development grant during the 2014/2015 academic year

Complete applications must be submitted prior to May 11, 2015 to the SFS Office or the Early Childhood Studies Office at Moreno Valley College-Attn: Judi Grimes. Application must be postmarked by May 11, 2015.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen
  • Be a California resident
  • Submit a complete 2015/2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to June 1, 2015 at www.fafsa.gov. List Title IV code 041735 for MVC
  • Meet federal Selective Service filing requirements
  • Maintain at least half-time enrollment in approved courses leading to a Permit
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) as defined by the postsecondary educational institution
  • Be nominated by an eligible postsecondary institution or nominated by the employing agency
  • Commit to full-time employment in a licensed children's center in California for a period of one year for each year of benefits received

 

Application Process

  1. Complete 2015/2016 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov prior to June 1, 2015.List Title IV code 041735 for MVC
  2. Submit 2015/2016 Child Development Grant Application to the SFS Office or the Early Childhood Studies Office at Moreno Valley College-Attn: Judi Grimes before May 11, 2015
  3. Complete 2015/2016 financial aid file prior to July 17 , 2015 for priority processing
  4. Meet with an Academic Counselor, for current Student Ed Plan (SEP). Call (951) 571-6104 to schedule an appointment
  5. Enroll in 6 or more units from current SEP for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016