The Early Childhood Development Scholarship provides financial aid to Kentucky students pursuing one of the following: Child Development Associate Credential, Associate;s degree in early childhood education, Bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary early childhood education or a related program approved by the Early Childhood Development Authority,
Kentucky Early Childhood Development Director's Certificate.
Students must be:
-U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents
-Enrolled no more than 9 credit hours per term in the scholarship program curriculum at a participating school pursuing one of the approved credentials
-Maintain satisfactory academic progress
-Employed at least 20 hours weekly in a participating early childhood facility or be employed as a preschool associate teacher in a state-funded preschool program
-Not be eligible for state or federal training funds through Head Start, a public preschool program, or First Steps
-Have no unpaid financial obligation to KHEAA or to any other Title IV program
-Agree to a service commitment based on the credential pursued
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.