The ECE Scholarship Program was established by the Massachusetts Legislature to increase the credentials and qualifications of the early education and care workforce. The scholarship assists early educators and after school/out-of-school-time professionals in pursuing graduate and undergraduate degrees at participating Massachusetts colleges and universities. Scholarship applicants may receive financial assistance up to 11 credits per semester in the fall, spring and summer (subject to funding availability). Visit the ECE Scholarship Program page to learn more and apply!
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The Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant Program provides financial assistance to Massachusetts residents who are currently employed as paraprofessionals in Massachusetts public schools and wish to become certified as full-time teachers. This grant is designed to reduce their financial burden and help address the Commonwealth's current teacher shortage. Financial need is not a requirement for the Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant. Visit the Paraprofessional Grant Program page to learn more and apply!