Congratulations on sponsoring your employee(s) on the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NC Scholarship!

We are very excited that you are assisting your employee(s) in continuing their education while working in the early care and education field. Important sponsorship data has been compiled below as a tool to assist you in navigating through the scholarship process.

We hope that this information will help everyone have a better understanding of the way T.E.A.C.H. works and the expectations for you and the participant.

If at any time you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact T.E.A.C.H. We wish you the best of luck and look forward to working with you as you support your staff in pursuing their educational goals! We encourage you to share with parents of the center about the TE.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NC Scholarship Program. Please write or call your legislature and thank them for the opportunity to better serve the children of NC.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sponsorship

  • Can staff participate on T.E.A.C.H. if they are receiving a Pell Grant or other financial aid?

    Yes, T.E.A.C.H. encourages participants to apply for financial aid. If alternate sources of financial aid pay for tuition and/or books, T.E.A.C.H. is not able to reimburse for these costs.

  • Does T.E.A.C.H. help with online coursework?

    T.E.A.C.H. will help with online coursework if taken through a North Carolina community college or participating university and as long as the coursework is required for completion of a credential or degree. T.E.A.C.H. does not offer scholarships to attend out of state schools or correspondence schools.

  • How can my center participate on the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® North Carolina Scholarship Program?

    Centers participate on the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® North Carolina Scholarship Program by sponsoring staff on one of the various scholarship models available. Sponsorship requires a contribution towards the tuition, books, paid release time (if applicable) and compensation.

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Submit paperwork to:
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® North Carolina
P.O. Box 231
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Or fax: (919) 967-7040