Scholarships in Child Growth, Care And Development Studies

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be writing a dissertation on a topic concerning women or on women's/children's health.


Professional Growth Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be an active member of ASFSA for at least two years and must have completed at least one graduate-level course.


Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 4

Applicants must prepare a proposal following specific guidelines. Recipients must complete their research study within one year and submit a report of investigation to the Foundation. Applicants must request guidelines and forms to prepare an application. Master's level students must be enrolled in or accepted to a program ccredited by te American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation.


Child Care Provider Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and enroll as a full-time student with at least 15 credit hours per week, or if working at a child care or family day care center, enroll for at least six credits per semester, while working at a child care or family day care center no less than 15 hours per week.


Early Childhood Care Provider Student Loan Repayment

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident with an associate's, bachelor's, or graduate degree with a concentration in early childhood development or an equivalent program, and must agree to work a minimum of 31 hours per week as an employee, owner, or volunteer in a licensed child care facility for a minimum of two years.


ACLS/New York Public Library Fellowship

Award: $65,000, Deadline: September 28

Applicant must identify specific resources and benefits to be gained from affiliation with the Center for Scholars and Writers. Applicant must be selected by both ACLS Committee and the New York Public Library. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site. Applicant must apply separately to the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library (


Erica M. O'Brien Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a woman and a Colorado resident who is planning a course of study relating to young children. Selection is based upon academic merit and financial need. Essay required.


Child Development Grant

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be pursing a career in child development. Recipient will be required to provide one year of full-time service in a licensed children's center for each year they receive the grant.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Technology Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student planning on pursuing a degree in the field of technology.


Human Development Award

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be students at Alabama A&M University pursuing studies in the Human Development field.