This scholarship is for legal residents of Massachusetts who have not previously earned a bachelor's degree. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must enroll as a matriculated student in an undergraduate degree program in early childhood education or a related field at an eligible institution (see site). Applicants must 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. They must also have an EEC Professional Qualifications Registry Number. Applicants must be US citizens or eligible non-citizens. Scholarship recipients must agree to continue employment as an early childhood educator or provider in Massachusetts upon completing the degree requirement. The priority deadline is July 15, 2013.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.