Family Connections Program Application is currently closed.

If you have already completed an application, please reference the timeline below. If you are interested in finding out when the application will reopen in Spring 2021 please fill out our interested student form to be added to our contact list.

Interested Student Form (Winter)

Application Timeline

If you have completed an application we will review the materials provided to ensure that you meet our eligibility requirements. We will then notify you as to whether you will move on to an applicant meeting with our program committee, or if your application is declined. If accepted into the program, you will be required to attend a virtual orientation meeting before the Spring 2021 term begins.

Fall/Winter application timeline (for funding to begin Spring 2021)

  • November 2:      Application opens online and remains open until December 4
  • December 4:       Application closes and review begins
  • January 7-8:      Applicant meeting invitations sent/ Decline letters sent (via email)
  • Jan 25 – Feb 5:   Applicant meetings take place (40-minute meeting via Zoom)
  • February 12:      Award letters sent to accepted student parents (via email)
  • February 23-25: Required program orientation meeting for accepted student parents – multiple times will be available.
  • April 1:           Childcare assistance begins

IMPORTANT: If your application is 100% completed (including the correct required documents received) you will be contacted by the dates above. If your application is incomplete or you have uploaded the incorrect documents, we will not be able to process your application. Please ensure you have uploaded the documents that are required. For more details please visit the What to Expect portion of our website.

Please note the Family Connections Program is NOT COVID-19 assistance, but rather an established, ongoing program to assist parents in completing their degree.

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Goodwin Connections is committed to assuring equal access to services, programs, and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of the Goodwin Connections to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individuals to apply. Further, it is the policy of the Goodwin Connections to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers. If you need accommodation, please contact us at or 206-526-7944 ext. 4

Goodwin Connections will not condone any harassment or discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other protected classification under applicable laws.