(CMR) The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, and Lands (MEYSAL) is now accepting applications for the Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) for the 2021/2022 academic year.
The ECAP, which assists parents or guardians with fees at early childhood centers, is open to Caymanian children who turn three years old before 1 September 2021 and meet the testing requirements set out in the application form.
The application form is available for download from http://www.education.gov.ky/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/13054562.PDF, or persons can collect forms from the Government Administration Building, the Department of Education Services, or early childhood centers across Grand Cayman. The public can also request forms by email at [email protected].
The completed application forms should be submitted along with a copy of the child’s birth certificate, proof of the child’s Caymanian Status, a copy of the parents’ valid Government-issued photo identification, and proof of income.
Parents may find more detailed information regarding supporting documentation on the application form.
Completed application forms and required documentation may be submitted directly to the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Unit located on the 2nd Floor of the Government Administration Building or via email to [email protected].
The ECCE Unit will process all applications upon receipt to ensure that all the required information has been submitted. Members of the Oversight Committee will then review the submissions and base their final decision on the set criteria.
Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications before 1 September.