[Parentsgroup-list] Childcare scholarship

allison ohle allisonohle at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 12:46:26 EDT 2007


Note that the scholarship is only for Doctorates.



On 8/2/07, parentsgroup-list-request at lists.hcs.harvard.edu <
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>   1. Re: day care contract (Andrea Heberlein)
>   2. child care scholarships--still available (wenc at fas.harvard.edu)
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> Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 12:09:12 -0400
> From: Andrea Heberlein <heberlein at wjh.harvard.edu>
> Subject: [Parentsgroup-list] Re: day care contract
> To: "ludi mahadi" <arliadi.mahadi at gmail.com>
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> I think this may vary by daycare and by age classroom.  Even though
> most rooms have waiting lists, people on those lists may not be able
> to get out of their current arrangements mid-year, or the demand for
> a certain classroom may be lower than for others.  I say this only
> because there was a half-time (afternoon) slot in my son's class at
> Oxford Street in which the parents decided not to keep their child
> there but had to continue to pay for several months until the spot
> was taken by someone else.
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> good luck,
> Andrea
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> Hi all,
> I wonder if anyone familiar with the matter would be willing to give
> us some advice. My wife and I will be moving to Boston with our baby.
> We just realized that all Harvard affiliated day care facilities
> require a one year contract. I was wondering what is the probability
> of getting someone else to fill in our spot in case we ever break our
> contract in the future (due to my wife's job). We figure that since
> the demand seems to be very high it should not be a problem, but if
> anyone has a better insight, we would greatly appreciate it.
>
> Thanks in advance for your kind advice
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> Best regards,
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> ludi
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> Date: Thu,  2 Aug 2007 09:44:20 -0400
> From: wenc at fas.harvard.edu
> Subject: [Parentsgroup-list] child care scholarships--still available
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> Hi all,
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> Just in case anyone with a kid in a Harvard-affiliated child
> care/preschool had
> not applied for one of the new scholarships: there is apparently plenty of
> money left for this year, so get your application in now!  They process
> applications very quickly--in a couple of days.  I think the family income
> limit is around $80,000, and I know that some of the scholarships end up
> being
> more than the "max" of $5000 -- so it's worth trying for.
>
> They are also looking into making this a portable scholarship, maybe next
> year??
> meaning that grad students could use it for child care providers outside
> of
> Harvard.  (and in that case, I have a feeling the funds would go
> quickly...)
>
> Here is the application again:
> http://www.childcare.harvard.edu/pdf/childcare-studentapplication.pdf
>
> There is also a post-doc scholarship program now too.
>
> http://harvie.harvard.edu/workandlife/children/scholarship.shtml#postdoc
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> BTW if you have a 4-year-old, there may be preschool space at Peabody
> Terrace
> available if you call them ASAP.
>
> --Christine
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