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Early Learning Scholarships

Child Care Professionals,

Workforce Solutions is now accepting applications for CDA courses, CDA renewal & assessment scholarships, and college scholarships! Conference scholarships are also periodically offered.

All teachers, caregivers, directors, and assistant directors who currently work in a WFS licensed child care center or a registered/licensed family child care home in the 13-county Gulf Coast region are eligible to apply.

Note: All scholarships are granted on a first come first serve basis.

College Scholarships Description:

The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees for early childhood courses ONLY for the 2022 spring semester for up to $475 for a course at a junior (2-year college) or up to $800 at a 4-year university.

The deadline is January 13, 2022. Click here for more information.

To apply, please follow these steps first:

  1. Apply to and enroll with your college.
  2. Speak to an advisor about the courses you want to take.
Apply for this scholarship!

CDA Renewal & Assessment Scholarships:

The first round of scholarship applications will close on February 11, 2022. Scholarship applications will open again on March 15, 2022. Click the respective buttons below to apply today for the scholarship you need.

R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference Scholarships:

The completely virtual conference will be held from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022.

Scholarships are limited to three (3) registrants per center.

This application closes on December 31, 2021, or until registration is full.

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