Over 700 college scholarships for early childhood education have been awarded to aspiring educators throughout the state.Learn more below ¬
Supported by Arizona’s early childhood agency First Things First (FTF), Arizona PBS’ early childhood educator scholarship program offers scholarships to aspiring early childhood educators completing Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials, associate and bachelor’s degrees.
View the map to see the number of scholarships awarded throughout the state for the academic year 2022 – 2023.
Previously, the scholarship program had a limited number of bachelor degrees in specific areas of the state. Thanks to a new expansion between FTF and the Arizona Department of Economic Security’s (DES) Division of Child Care, any early childhood practitioner pursuing coursework towards a degree in early childhood education was eligible to apply and to be awarded a scholarship for tuition, books and fees.
First Things First is Arizona’s early childhood agency, committed to the healthy development and learning of young children from birth to age 5. Learn more about early childhood programs at FirstThingsFirst.org.
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