Applications open for United Way’s Women United Childcare Scholarship

The United Way’s Women United Childcare Scholarship Program is accepting applications for spring 2022. The scholarship pays a portion of childcare costs. It supports parents who are seeking a degree or job training by providing access to affordable childcare, which enables parents and children to further their education.

OLLU senior Angelica M. Vasquez, a social work major in her final semester, is the recipient of the scholarship for fall 2021.

Applicants must be enrolled in college full-time or part-time, pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Or they must be enrolled in a job-training program.

Other requirements include: 

  • Maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.5 
  • Providing referral agent all class and/or work schedules when available and must keep referral agent informed of changes in contact information, employment and school status 
  • Having a demonstrated financial need 
  • Completing FAFSA application 
  • Not currently enrolled in a Child Care Services subsidized child care program 
  • Having a demonstrated plan for reaching their educational and employment goals 
  • Being e a citizen or legal resident of the United States and a resident of Bexar County 
  • Being screened by a referral agent and selection committee

Apply online at:

https://www.uwsatx.org/get-involved/leadership-societies/women-united/childcare-scholarships

For more information about the United Way’s Women United Childcare Scholarship, contact the OLLU Referral Agent  Belinda Granados, MEd at bagranados@ollusa.edu or 210-434-6711 ext. 6575.

The deadline for applying is Sept. 26.