Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

$9,000

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program was funded as a pilot initiative by the Legislature for the purpose of increasing the quality and availability of teachers and care providers to work with young children and youth in inclusive settings including infant/toddler, preschool and school age programs. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for currently employed early childhood and out of school time educators and providers who enroll in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in Early Childhood Education or related programs.

    To be eligible for the Early Childhood Educators Scholarship, an applicant must:
    -Be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts
    -Be a U.S. citizen or non-citizen eligible under Title IV regulations
    -Have applied for financial aid using the standard Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    -Be in compliance with Selective Service Registration
    -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
    -Enroll, as a matriculated student, in an undergraduate degree program (full or part-time) in Early Childhood Education, or related field (i.e. elementary education, sociology, psychology)
    -Be employed, for at least one year, 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
    -Sign an agreement to continue employment as an early childhood educator or provider in Massachusetts upon completing the degree requirement, or repay the funds as defined
    -Not have received a prior bachelor's degree or its equivalent

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Office of Student Financial Assistance
  • 454 Broadway, Suite 200
  • Revere, MA 02151
  • osfa@osfa.mass.edu
  • 617-390-6070

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