This scholarship is for Maine residents with work experience in the child care and early education field who plan to obtain either a CDA or college degree in child care or early education.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
The award amount varies depending on the applicant's course of study, and is non-renewable. CDA scholarships range from $300 to $900 for advising and coursework, and $425 for the CDA assessment fee. Degree scholarships are awarded as follows: up to $1,800 ($100 per credit) for certificate or associate's degree programs; up to $2,628 ($219 per credit) for bachelor's degree programs; and up to $3,528 ($294 per credit) for master's programs. Should additional funds become available during the year, recipients will be notified of the opportunity to request additional scholarship funds.
Applications are available online on the Muskie School for Public Service website or by contacting the school using the information provided. The applicant must include the following with his/her com... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.