Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship

Are you working or have you ever worked in early childhood education?
Are you interested in getting additional educational credentials or an undergraduate degree in early childhood education?
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Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship

ECACE scholarships are available for undergraduate education at participating Illinois colleges and universities and can cover up to the total cost of attendance after other financial aid received–costs such as tuition and fees, room and board, and books and supplies.

Scholarship eligibility criteria include:
• Currently working or having worked in positions such as teacher, assistant, or director in early childhood centers, schools, or homes; and membership in the Gateways to Opportunity® registry.
• Enrollment or acceptance for enrollment on a full- or part-time basis at a public or non-profit private 2- or 4-year ECACE-participating institution in Illinois, as an undergraduate student, pursuing an early childhood education major or postsecondary credentialpply now for scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year!

Now is the time!  Spring enrollment is around the corner

  • Possibility of FREE Education *
  • Online classes *
  • Educational support *

Assistance is available for completing college, financial aid, and scholarship applications

Learn more:
For more information about eligibility, a list of participating institutions, and to apply, visit www.isac.org/ECACEscholarship.

Questions?  Contact one of our Higher Education Navigators at:

Child Care Resource Service 
Higher Education Navigators
(217) 333-3252