SCHOLARSHIPS for Academic Credit
Scholarships For the Academic Tuition Assistance
Scholarships for academic credit provides tuition assistance and a support stipend to approved applicants who are pursuing the following credentials or degrees in early childhood education, child development, or child care administration:

  • Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Technical College Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • MACTE Accredited Montessori Program (Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood Education only)
Frequently asked Questions
What are the employment requirements?
What is the tenure requirement?
What credentials and degrees are eligible for the SCHOLARSHIPS program?
How much will I receive from the SCHOLARSHIPS program?
What is the application process?
What documentation must be sent with the SCHOLARSHIPS application?
Do I need to apply for other financial aid?
How do I apply for financial aid?
My student loans are in default.   Can I receive SCHOLARSHIPS?
What is the Professional Development System (GaPDS)?
What is an "Affidavit for Lawful Presence Verification"?
 What documents are considered "secure and verifiable?"
How often do I have to submit a notarized "Affidavit for Lawful Presence Verification?"
What is the substitute stipend and how does it work?
Apply online today for the Decal Scholars Scholarships