[Parentsgroup-list] Child care scholarship

Miriam Shakow shakow at fas.harvard.edu
Fri May 23 05:35:17 EDT 2008


It took a long, long time to get ours approved for the 2 years that we =

applied for it. I would keep leaving messages at the office of work life =

and see if they can just let you know when they'll make their decision.

Good luck,
Miriam

On 5/19/08 3:48 PM, Debrah Rud wrote:
> I think several of us had to sign our daycare contracts for next year bef=
ore
> we knew about funding, which is tough. I found out May 14 and the contract
> was due at the end of April. I submitted my scholarship application in la=
te
> March. =

>
> I know we're not supposed to make child care decisions based on previous
> funding, but come on, there's no way I could afford PTCC without the
> scholarship. =

>
>
> On 5/18/08 10:33 PM, "Christine Wenc" <christinewenc at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   =

>> Has anyone else had problems with the child care scholarship?  Please
>> let me know ASAP & I'll look into it.
>>
>> --Christine
>>
>>
>> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 12:09 PM, Praveen Arany <arany at fas.harvard.edu> =
wrote:
>>     =

>>> Hi Sabrina,
>>> We got a letter last week with some funding (continuing) for next year =
for
>>> our spot in PTCC. Also they noted that this is the last year for this
>>> 'pilot' funding.....may or not be available next year!
>>> Best.
>>> Praveen
>>>
>>>
>>> On 5/17/2008 9:17 PM, Sabrina Selk wrote:
>>>       =

>>>> Hey All,
>>>>
>>>> Just curious whether anyone out there has heard back about the childca=
re
>>>> scholarship through Harvard for this year. I got one for last year (on=
ly way
>>>> I was able to afford care at a Harvard center), but haven't heard back=
 for
>>>> this year. Last time I heard back within 48 hours, this time it has be=
en
>>>> almost a month and I haven't heard a thing. I've tried calling and ema=
iling,
>>>> but have gotten zilch as far as a reply. Just curious what other's
>>>> experience has been. My school needed a decision by the end of April a=
nd
>>>> I've been stalling since then, but pretty soon I'm going to lose my sl=
ot and
>>>> the question will be moot. Maybe it is just taking them longer because=
 we
>>>> didn't get it? Which is fine, but either way it would be nice to know =
so I'm
>>>> not stringing my child care providers along and I can make alternate p=
lans
>>>> for next year.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for any input!
>>>>
>>>> Sabrina
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