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Child Care Tuition Assistance Program (CCTAP)

  • Financial assistance for income eligible UW Madison students.
  • Primary financial aid program to help with student parents’ ongoing child care costs.

Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM)

  • Financial assistance for income eligible UW Madison students (both mothers and fathers) enrolled full-time in a degree program and using a UW-Madison Campus Child Care center.
  • Student parents should always apply first for CCTAP.

Kids Kare

  • The Kids Kare program makes back-up and mildly-ill care affordable for UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff by offering a reduced rate at Little ChicksChicken Soup child care center for back up care and free hours of mildly-ill care through Maxim Healthcare Services.

Privately Funded Student Child Care Scholarship Grants

  • Discretionary child care grants are available to UW Madison student families who experience emergency or family related issues that leave them temporarily unable to cover the costs of their regulated child care.

NOTE: This grant cannot cover structural deficits due to limited funding.

Single Parent Scholarship Program

  • The Adult and Special Student Services (ACSSS) office has scholarships available for SINGLE PARENTS to help with college tuition costs.
    Email: advising@dcs.wisc.edu

Student Financial Assistance

  • The Office of Student Financial Aid has financial assistance available to students:
    Email: finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
    Phone: (608) 262-3060