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Eligibility Requirements

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Please review this page carefully to see whether you are eligible to apply for FCCAP. 

The program is available to The Professoriate (i.e., Full, Tenure Line Faculty, Non-Tenure Line Faculty in the University Medical Line or Academic Council). See Faculty Handbook Definition in Section 1.2.5. Academic Staff and Other Teaching Titles, including Clinician Educators, Adjunct Professors, Acting Professors and Visiting Professors are not eligible for this program. See Faculty Handbook Definitions in Sections 1.2.11 and 1.2.12.

Eligibility requirements 

  • Legal dependents up to age 12 are eligible.
  • Spouses, partners (with whom you share a household and who is the parent of your child(ren)), and registered domestic partners must be full-time students, employed at least 50% FT (20 hours/week), or disabled and unable to work
  • New faculty members have a 12-month grace period for their spouse/partner to meet employment requirements as long as they are looking for employment (previously six months).

Income Ranges and Awards

Award levels are based on the family's federal taxable gross earnings as determined by the prior year’s taxes, current earnings statements, including any child support payments, and the age and number of eligible children (not the Adjusted Gross Income reported on your most recent 1040). 

$160,001 to $200,000$16,000
$200,001 to $224,000$8,000
$224,001 to $262,149$6,000

Awards are taxable income and will be reported in Box 1 of the W2 Form.