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T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Minnesota Early Childhood Center, FCC, and School-Age Care Educator Scholarship Application
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For your scholarship application to be processed, please upload all the items listed below at the end of this application. If the application is not filled in completely or if any of the supporting documents are missing, you will be unable to submit your application. Child care center employees must have approval from a director or board representative. Your supervisor must complete and sign the Participation Agreement (see the Application page). *Most of the information requested on this application is for reporting purposes and will not affect your eligibility for a scholarship.

If you have any questions as you complete the scholarship application, please contact T.E.A.C.H. at 651.290.9704 or email


Supporting Documentation:

After completing the application questions, upload the following documents:

For applicants currently working in the early childhood field:

For applicants participating in Empower to Educate:

  • college acceptance letter/email or current unofficial transcript
  • Proof of a Develop account (A screenshot or Learning Record is sufficient. Develop membership not required).
  • Acceptance letter from Empower to Educate
  • A copy of a financial aid award/denial letter or FAFSA application confirmation page
  • A signed W9 tax form

*Your income does not impact your eligibility to receive a scholarship; however, proof of income is needed to show that you are meeting certain eligibility requirements and for reporting purposes.