Scholars for Excellence in Child Care

Oklahoma Child Care Services Logo



                    Providing Educational Opportunities

for Child Care Professionals



  • Through an agreement with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City Community College has agreed to participate in providing courses for working child care providers.scholar 


The Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program provides:

  • mentoring
  • support services
  • scholarships
  • financial aid
  • encourages child care providers to pursue a formal education in child development
      1. Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
      2. Certificate of Mastery in child development
      3. Associate degree in child development

Child Care Provider Scholarship:


This scholarship is renewable and is for 70% of tuition and fees and 100% of books.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • child care provider works 30 hours a week in child care,
  • makes $15.50 or less per hour, and
  • has worked at least six months in child care in a 1+ star child care facility or family child care home.