Scholarships ~ Information

The Panhandle Association for the Education of Young Children has established a scholarship program to promote educational attainment and professional development for those in the early childhood education field.

Award:
$1,000 per academic year ($500 per semester) for tuition, books, and educational expenses or related cost of living expenses (transportation, etc.) for education; plus

A one-year student membership in NAEYC/PAEYC (value $90). Recipient will be contacted by the PAEYC membership chair, who will assist with the membership application process; and Free Registration for 2 of the 3 annual PAEYC Conferences (value $50)  Total Annual Value $1,140

Eligibility:
Must be a resident of the Texas Panhandle (the area served by PAEYC).

Must be working towards a certificate or credential in early childhood education field, and once enrolled, must major in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or closely related field (Education, General Studies with Early Childhood Emphasis, etc.).

Awards will be based on both financial need and merit. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who hold membership in PAEYC; however, if the recipient is not a member, membership will be provided as part of the scholarship award.

Student must maintain a minimum of 2.0 GPA and not be on academic probation.

Must be willing to serve on a PAEYC committee and/or assist the chapter in its activities the year, and be willing to share experiences with other early childhood professionals during conference luncheons or other gatherings to encourage them to pursue their own educational goals.

If recipient fails to attend class, drops class, or fails to complete the semester after award has been made, the recipient must pay all scholarship money received back to PAEYC, and such failure to complete the semester will affect eligibility for future awards.

How to apply for PAEYC Scholarship:

Complete application according to the instructions
Include your official transcript for any college coursework.
Mail your application and transcript(s) to:

PAEYC Scholarship Committee
PO Box 8813
Amarillo, TX 79114

Click here to view and print the application.

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