Frequently Asked Questions

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Scholars must attend classes and successfully complete courses. In addition, scholars are expected to pay a portion of the cost of tuition and books and agree to remain in the sponsoring child care center or family child care home for at least one year following the completion of their contracts.

T.E.A.C.H can support scholars to enroll in 9-12 credits per semester and any additional class must be approval from a T.E.A.C.H supervisor.

T.E.A.C.H scholars can participate more than once in the program and we welcome scholars to continue participation till they reach their academic goals.

T.E.A.CH only supports recipients interested in the early childhood education field. Our focus is to provide opportunity to further leadership skills in the early childhood education field.

No. Currently the only financial responsibility the scholar has with T.E.A.C.H is the 5% shared cost for tuition.

All associate and bachelor’s degree recipients must apply for federal/state financial aid to be accepted into the program. T.E.A.C.H. Rhode Island is able to support scholars based on funding; therefore, we encourage scholars to apply to FASFA as a secondary resource if their eligibility were to change. Students can either apply at the financial aid office of their college/university or at