Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
298
Days
October 1 2022
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

Description

The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for currently employed early childhood and out of school time educators and providers who enroll in a certificate, associate's, or bachelor's degree program in Early Childhood Education or a related programs. The applicant must not be in default of any federal or state Student Loans for attendance at any institution or owe a refund for any previous financial aid received. Applicant must also be employed, for at least six months, as an educator or provider in an early education and care program or out of school time program that is licensed or authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and continue employment in this field while pursuing the approved course of study. The award for eligible applicants under this program shall be as follows: up to $500 per credit at a public university or private college or university, not to exceed a maximum of $4,500 per semester; up to $400 per credit at a public four-year college, not to exceed a maximum of $3,600 per semester; and up to $250 per credit at a public two-year college, not to exceed a maximum of $2,250 per semester. Grants may be awarded for a maximum of three courses per semester, and recipients must enroll in a minimum of three credits in a given academic semester to be awarded funds. Awards may not exceed the recipientÔÇÖs cost of attendance for any academic term. Kindly visit the sponsorÔÇÖs website for more information.

Amount Details

$250
Low Amount Awarded
$4,500
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Massachusetts
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Massachusetts
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Child and Family Studies, Education, Psychology

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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Contact Ms. Stephanie Perez
Program Manager
sperez@dhe.mass.edu
Tel: 617-391-6082 Address 75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148