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Scholarship Opportunities

Limited Time Opportunities

We're sorry, there aren't any limited time scholarship opportunities available at this time.  


Ongoing Scholarship Opportunities 

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood ® Nevada

(Teacher Education and Compensation Helps)

Note: This page provides only a summary of the T.E.A.C.H. scholarship program. For more detailed information, please visit the T.E.A.C.H. website and/or contact T.E.A.C.H. staff at one of the the numbers listed below. 

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Nevada is part of Nevada's early childhood professional development system. T.E.A.C.H.® is a scholarship program designed with the early childhood provider in mind. T.E.A.C.H. stands for Teachers Education and Compensation Helps.  T.E.A.C.H.® was developed to address issues specific to the early childhood workforce.  These issues include: lack of specialized teacher education in early childhood, inadequate compensation, high turnover rates, and the lack of professional recognition for early childhood professionals.

T.E.A.C.H.® Nevada offers a variety of scholarships to better serve the population working within ECE; from the novice/entry level provider to a skilled director who may have a degree in a field other than ECE.  T.E.A.C.H.® Nevada Scholarships are designed to support all ECE providers interested in obtaining higher education credits.

Scholarships are available for:

  • Directors
  • Family Childcare Providers
  • Floaters/Substitutes
  • Owners
  • Teachers
  • Teacher Aides or Assistants

Scholarships are available to attend:

  • College of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas)
  • Great Basin College (Elko and rural)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (Reno)
  • Western Nevada College (Carson City)
  • The University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Reno

T.E.A.C.H. scholarships are comprehensive and require cooperation from the scholarship recipient and their sponsoring child care center.  Scholarships have many components including:  paid tuition, book reimbursements, paid time off from work, bonuses from T.E.A.C.H. as academic progress is made, commitment of scholarship recipients to their sponsoring center, and a center bonus or raise as the recipient completes their commitment to their sponsoring child care center.


Contact T.E.A.C.H. 

For more information about the various scholarship models currently available, contact the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Nevada office:

Main Number: (775) 327-0680
Toll Free: (800) 259-1907