Scholars for Excellence in Child Care
What Is the Scholars Program?
The Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program awards
scholarships to eligible child care professionals to complete
coursework in the area of child development or early childhood
education, as well as the Child Development Associate (CDA) and
Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) Credential Assessment. These
scholarships enable child care providers in Oklahoma to improve
their skills through education, receive an educational stipend and
continue the availability of quality child care in local
The Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program ensures that
eligible child care professionals in the state of Oklahoma have an
opportunity to attend a technology center or community college to
further their education while earning a Child Development Associate
(CDA) Credential, Certificate of Mastery, Director's Certificate of
Completion, and/or an associate degree in child development or
early childhood education.
For Further Information
Visit okhighered.org/scholars/ or contact the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher
Education, 866.343.3881 (toll free) or 405.225.9397, or the Scholars for
Excellence in Child Care scholar coordinator in your area.