Application deadlines are as follows:
May 1 – summer term | August 1 – fall term | December 1 – spring term

T.E.A.C.H. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Work in a regulated preschool, child care center, or home program for at least 30 hours per week.
  • Have worked with children birth to age 5 in your current program for at least 3 months.
  • Are working toward an Early Childhood Associates degree at Community College of Vermont, a Child Care Apprenticeship Certificate, or endorsement or teacher licensure at a Vermont college (or would like to be).
  • Have the support of your employer (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate participation in or progress towards a quality initiative such as STARS, Head Start, or NAEYC/NAFCC accreditation.

What to do Before Applying:

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Options:

Details for Program Directors 

Articulation Agreements for VT Higher Education Institutes for Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Applications: