Educational Stipends for Working Scholars

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood North Carolina Scholarship Program is excited to offer limited scholarship support to early educators who are employed in a licensed North Carolina facility that is unable to comply with the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood scholarship program's scholarship requirements.

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Working Scholars Program provides

  • A $625 Associate Degree stipend during each semester of enrollment in 6 credit hours of coursework for a maximum of 5 semesters, OR
  • A $1,250 Bachelor's Degree stipend during each semester of enrollment in 6 credit hours of coursework, for a maximum of 5 semesters, AND
  • Counseling support to help guide working scholars with course selection each semester

As a T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Working Scholar YOU are expected to

  • Enroll in and complete coursework leading towards an Associate or Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education or child development
  • Maintain acceptable academic standing with an overall GPA or 2.0 for Associate Degree scholars or 2.5 for Bachelor's Degree scholars
  • Maintain at least 30 hours per week of employment in a North Carolina licensed facility
  • Commit to work six months in a licensed child care facility for each stipend award that is received
  • Uphold all responsibilities as specified in T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood agreement

* Retroactive Scholarships available from July 1, 2017.
* Stipend amounts will be prorated for semester enrollment in less than 6 credit hours.

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