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In order to be eligible for a T.E.A.C.H. scholarship, you must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have worked in a licensed child care center, licensed child development home, Head Start or DC Pre-K program for AT LEAST 6 months
  • Work a minimum of 25 hours per week
  • Have the support of your sponsoring center
  • Work in the District of Columbia
  • Commit to working at your present place of employment for one year immediately following the completion of a T.E.A.C.H. contract
  • Not earn more than $19/hr

*If you are applying for a Bachelors Degree, you must:

  • Meet all of the requirements listed above
  • Have a minimum of 55 transferable credits towards a Bachelors degree in ECE
  • Have worked in a child care center for at least one year

If you can say YES to all of these requirements, please contact TEACH for more information!