Child Development and Family Support Services

Student Child Care Assistance Program

West Virginia University is pleased to offer a program to help offset the costs associated with quality child care for students who are parents. The Student Child Care Assistance Program (SCCAP) provides low-income program eligible WVU students with financial assistance for a portion of their child care expenses. SCCAP uses a sliding scale providing financial assistance to several students with limited funds. The eligibility guidelines for the program are summarized below.

  • Applicant must be a full-time low-income WVU student enrolled at the main campus.
  • Applicant’s child(ren) must be 0-12yrs of age.
  • Spouse or partner of student must be working more than 20 hours per week or taking a minimum of three credit hours during each term that assistance is requested
  • Students must apply for child care assistance through the Child Care Resource Center at 304-292-7357 prior to completing the West Virginia University Student Child Care Assistance Program application.

SCCAP Polices are listed here: SCCAP Policies and Guidelines (003) . Students may inquire with questions to the WVU Student Family Resources office. To apply for assistance, students may download and complete an application by clicking on the link below or request an application from Student Family Resources: or 304-293-5370 or PO Box 6851 Morgantown, WV 26506.

SCCAP Updated Application October 2015

The completed application and all required support documentation must then be submitted to:
WVU Student Family Resources
One Waterfront Place
6th Floor Room 6113
PO Box 6851
Morgantown, WV 26506

Child Care Providers will submit an invoice to SFR by the end of the month to provide student expense verification in order for the provider to receive reimbursement.

Applications are accepted on a continual basis as long as funding is available. Subsidy amounts may vary each semester and are subject to funding availability.

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