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TFEC Early Education Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides opportunities to eligible Pre-K students ages 3 to 5 years old to attend a quality early learning center or preschool program located in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry Counties as well as the Dillsburg area of Northern York County. Students must be enrolled in an early learning center or preschool program by September. The early learning center or preschool program must be identified as a quality program by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) and provide a minimum of two hours of instructional and developmental activities per day. Scholarships will be awarded up to $2,500 per child per year. Preference will be given to children who will be 5 years old and eligible to enroll in Kindergarten. 

Click here for a complete listing of approved quality early learning centers and preschools. The TFEC Early Learning Program Listing will be updated by June 15, prior to each school year.


For additional recourses that may be helpful to your family, please visit ChildCareConsultants.org, our region’s Early Learning Resource Center.

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Deadline

August 1, 2022


Award

Number of Recipients Vary/Up to $2,500 per Child

Scholarship FAQs

Criteria

Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria

  1. Resident of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, Perry or the Dillsburg area of Northern York Counties
  2. Household income may not exceed 300% of poverty guidelines as established by the US Department of Health and Human Click here to see specifics.
  3. Enrolled or plans to enroll in an approved quality early learning center or Click here for a complete listing of approved quality early learning centers and preschools.
  4. Most recent Tax Return.
  5. Proof of child care subsidy award.

Renewability

This scholarship is a one-time only award. However, if still eligible and denied in previous years, a family can re-apply.  

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