Career-Related Scholarships

Scholars for Excellence in Child Care

What Is the Scholars Program?

The Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program awards scholarships to eligible child care professionals to complete coursework in the area of child development or early childhood education, as well as the Child Development Associate (CDA) and Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) Credential Assessment. These scholarships enable child care providers in Oklahoma to improve their skills through education, receive an educational stipend and continue the availability of quality child care in local communities.

Mission Statement

The Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program ensures that eligible child care professionals in the state of Oklahoma have an opportunity to attend a technology center or community college to further their education while earning a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Certificate of Mastery, Director's Certificate of Completion, and/or an associate degree in child development or early childhood education.

For Further Information

Visit okhighered.org/scholars/new_window or contact the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 866.343.3881 (toll free) or 405.225.9397, or the Scholars for Excellence in Child Care scholar coordinatornew_window in your area.