How to Apply

PACCA offers a variety of T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships to meet the needs of the early care and education workforce in center and home-based settings. See below for eligibility criteria and links to the T.E.A.C.H. brochure and applications.  Eligible applicants must:
  • work a minimum of 25-30 hours per week directly with children in a DHS-certified child care program;
  • make $19 or less an hour ($25 or less per hour for directors) and 
  • be interested in pursuing coursework at a participating college toward a degree and/or teacher certification in early childhood education. 

Other Considerations:
  • Scholarship awards are dependent upon availability of funds and priorities of funders;
  • Other eligibility criteria may apply and are subject to change without notice.

T.E.A.C.H. Brochure & Applications

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Brochure 2019-2020 (PDF)

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Models Info Sheet (PDF)

Associate’s Degree – CDA Credential Scholarship Application (PDF)

Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship Application (PDF)

Certification Only Scholarship Fact Sheet & Application (PDF)

Student Teaching/Practicum Only Fact Sheet & Application (PDF)

Submit completed applications to PACCA by:
Email: teachinfo@pacca.org
Fax: (717) 657-0959
Mail: 20 Erford Road, Suite 302
         Lemoyne, PA 17043 

If you have any questions about scholarship eligibility or requirements, contact a T.E.A.C.H. Counselor at 717-657-9000.