Up to $4,500
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program is open to students who are residents of Massachusetts. You must be a matriculated undergraduate student majoring in early childhood education or a related field (e.g. elementary education, sociology, psychology) at an eligible college or university in Massachusetts. You must also have been 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. You must also be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, be attending and not have previously earned a bachelor's degree to be eligible for this award. Recipients must sign an agreement to continue employment as an early childhood educator or provider in Massachusetts upon completing the degree requirement, or repay funds as defined.