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CIP Scholarship and Grant Programs

Taking advantage of the CIP scholarship program can end up saving you thousands of dollars in student debt. The average student graduates with $42,000 in debt after four years of college. With the CIP Scholarship Program, you can earn one dollar for every hour worked as a caregiver, up to $2000 per year. The money is paid out quarterly based on hours worked.

Scholarship Award Criteria:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old at time of award.
  • Be enrolled in higher education.
  • Become an in-home caregiver through an established social program.
  • CIP will pay $1.00 per hour worked into a scholarship fund for student.
  • Scholarship funds will be awarded based on hours worked per year as an in-home caregiver with a maximum of 2,000 hours per year.
  • CIP recommends that students strive to work a minimum of 500 hours per year.

Grant Award Criteria

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old. Have student higher education debt.
  • Become an in-home caregiver through an established social program.
  • Pay the equivalent of $1.00 per hour worked into a trust fund setup by CIP.
  • CIP will pay $2.00 per hour worked into same trust fund for each $1.00 paid in by student.
  • Grant funds will be awarded based on total paid by student and hours worked as an in-home caregiver per year with a maximum of 2,000 hours per year.
  • If a student works 600 hours but only pays in $200.00 the matching funds will be paid on the $200.00. Matching funds will not exceed $2.00 per hour worked even if student pays more than $1.00 per hour worked.
  • At graduation these trust funds will be paid directly on their student debt by CIP.
  • If the person applying for this grant has student debt but has already graduated, then the payments from the trust will be paid on their debt quarterly.
  • CIP recommends that students strive to work a minimum of 500 hours per year.
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