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Early Childhood Development Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $1,800
Awards Available: 10

The scholarship provides financial aid to Kentucky students pursuing one of the following:

A) Child Development Associate Credential.

B) Associate's degree in early childhood education.

C) Bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary early childhood education or a related program approved by the Early Childhood Development Authority.

D) Kentucky Early Childhood Development Director's Certificate.

To be Eligible a Student must:

A) Be a Kentucky resident.

B) Be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.

C) Be enrolled no more than 9 credit hours per term in the scholarship program curriculum at a participating school pursuing one of the approved credentials.

D) Maintain satisfactory academic progress.

E) Be employed at least 20 hours weekly in a participating early childhood facility or be employed as a preschool associate teacher in a state-funded pre-school program.

F) Not be eligible for state or federal training funds through Head Start, a public preschool program, or First Steps.

G) Have no unpaid financial obligation to KHEAA or to any other Title IV program.

H) Agree to a service commitment based on the credential pursued.


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