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NYSB5 CUNY / SUNY Workforce Scholarship Application

The NYSB5 CUNY/SUNY Early Childhood Workforce Scholarship is a grant for individuals seeking early childhood credentials, certificates degrees and or certification in early childhood education at CUNY or SUNY schools across the state. The scholarship is funded by the NYS Birth to Five grant and is jointly administered by the NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute at the City University of New York and the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, University at Albany.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be employed 20 hours or more per week in a licensed Child Care facility
  • Applicants must be attending or applying to a CUNY or SUNY university, taking credit bearing courses leading to a certificate, degree or credential.
  • After applying for the CUNY/SUNY Workforce Scholarship, eligible applicants must also apply for EIP scholarships. Individuals must receive the maximum EIP award prior to eligibility for NYSB5 CUNY/SUNY Workforce Scholarship funds.
  • The scholarship grant is needs based and applicants must submit a 1040 and a current paystub to demonstrate need to PDP EIP.
  • Applicants must have an Aspire Registry ID. Learn more and get your ID!
  • Selected applicants are required to meet with an Institute advisor to engage in career advisement activities, create Study Plan and sign participation agreement.

Once you complete the application our Scholarship administrator will be in contact.

Fill out the form below to begin the application process. If you are eligible to apply for one of our scholarships, we will send you a link to provide supporting documentation.

Personal / Contact

What county do you primarily / usually work in? If unemployed, what county do you live in?
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Address

Education

This scholarship supports students attending or applying to a CUNY or SUNY university. Scholarships are available to students taking courses at the Certificate, Associates, Bachelors or Masters Level leading to early childhood teacher or assistant teacher certifications or credentials. Please indicate what level you will be applying for. Respond to the following:

Your CUNYFirst Numeric ID, skip if you do not have one.
If currently enrolled, or you know where you are applying.
Your SUNY Numeric ID, skip if you do not have one.
If currently enrolled, or you know where you are applying.

Current Employment

This scholarship supports professionals employed full-time or part-time in regulated child care programs. Please list your current employment information here. If you are not currently employed in a child care program, you may skip this section.

Organization / program name
Select the title that best matches your current role

Photo Release Statement

The Institute uses photographs of its partners and participants in newsletters, annual reports, web sites, and its social media.

By selecting "I Agree" below, I hereby authorize the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute (The Institute) under the auspices of The Research Foundation of the City University of New York (CUNY) to take and use photographs of me in connection with the above-identified event. I authorize The Institute/CUNY, its assigns, and transferees to copyright, use, and publish the photographs in print and/or electronically.

By selecting "I Agree" below, I agree that The Institute/CUNY may use such photos of me with or without my name for any lawful purpose, including but not limited to publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.

How did you hear about the Scholarship?

Which CUNY campus did you learn about us from?
Which SUNY campus did you learn about us from?
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