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You can get help to pay for your education!

New York State Child Care Educational Incentive Program (EIP) is a scholarship program designed to assist child care providers obtain the training and education they need to provide quality care to children. Eligibility is based on your employment, income, and type of education or training you choose.

The classes, courses and conferences available through Child Care Resource Network may be paid for using this scholarship.

We strongly encourage child care providers to apply for an EIP scholarship as soon as they have registered for classes, seminars or conferences. To request an application or to obtain more information about this program, please call 1-800-295-9616. A full program description and EIP Application is available on their website.


Submitting Your Application

If your courses start between January 1 and June 30, you must submit your application no later than June 1. Applications received after this deadline date will be returned.

If your courses start between July 1 and December 30, you must submit your application between May 15 and December 1. Applications received before these dates will be returned.

You may be eligible to access up to $2,000 per year.

For Educational Incentive Program Assistance, contact us.