Early Childhood Investment Corporation http://michiganradio.org en $700,000 for baby scholarships http://michiganradio.org/post/700000-baby-scholarships <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We think of scholarships as a way to help more students go to college. But there’s a new scholarship program in Michigan that has nothing to do with college. It offers scholarships to babies.</span></p><p>If you have a baby and you want to have a job, or you need to have a job, you have to find childcare. And childcare costs money—thousands of dollars a year.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:03:27 +0000 Dustin Dwyer 11871 at http://michiganradio.org $700,000 for baby scholarships Sorry college students, this scholarship program is for babies only http://michiganradio.org/post/sorry-college-students-scholarship-program-babies-only <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>About 200 Michiganders will benefit from a new scholarship program announced today.&nbsp;</p><p>But if you want to be one of the lucky recipients, there's a catch: you can't be any older than two.&nbsp;</p><p>The state's <a href="http://greatstartforkids.org/">Early Childhood Investment Corporation</a> announced today that it's partnering with the <a href="http://www.womenscaringprogram.org/">Women's Caring Program</a> on a new $700,000 program to help low income families afford child care.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:43:30 +0000 Dustin Dwyer 11815 at http://michiganradio.org Sorry college students, this scholarship program is for babies only