Scholarship Information | Early Childhood Education

Scholarships for Teachers

There are many scholarships and grants available for educators and those thinking of becoming educators. This site includes details on numerous scholarships that are offered in the United States.

Louisiana Classroom Teacher Enrollment Program

During the 1993 Regular Legislative Session, the Legislature passed House Bill 535, and the Governor later signed into law, Act 253 of 1993 which enacted Louisiana Revised Statutes (L.R.S.) 17:3129.3. This law creates the Louisiana Classroom Teacher Enrollment Program (CTEP), which, if several stipulations are met, allows classroom teachers to attend Louisiana’s public colleges and universities tuition free (all other fees must be paid by the teacher) on a space available basis.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) 

Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an eligible program, maintain a 3.25 gpa, and commit to teach in high-need field, at a low-income school, for at least four years within eight years of completing the program for which the grant was awarded. 

Louisiana Pathways
For child care employees working toward an approved bachelor’s degree, scholarships will pay for tuition only.  Scholarship recipient will be responsible for all fees and required textbooks. 

Louisiana Early Childhood Association Scholarships & Grants

Each year LAECA has up to $3,600.00 in scholarships and mini-grants available to members.

Golden Key International Honor Society

Golden Key is an academic honor society that is by invitation only for the top 15% of university sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. This society has awarded over $12.5 million dollars in scholarships and awards. They also offer academic programs, leadership opportunities, and service projects. To apply for admittance, you must go online and fill out the form. You will then they be prompted to send your transcript.