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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


2017 EIP scholarship funds are currently available. Application submissions will be accepted through December 1, 2017.

What types of scholarships, grants and rebates can I apply for?

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Educational Incentive Program (EIP) - College Credit, Non-Credit Bearing and Credential Training

The Educational Incentive Program is sponsored by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, funded by the federal Child Care and Development Fund and administered by the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, University at Albany

Its purpose is to assist child care providers in paying for the professional development training and education they need to provide quality care to children.

Find out more about EIP or apply online now!

If you've already applied, check your EIP application status online now!

Educational Incentive Program (EIP) - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid (FA)

The CPR/FA component of the Educational Incentive Program is intended to assist income eligible providers offset the cost of becoming certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.

Find out more about CPR/FA or apply online now!

The MAT Rebate Program

The MAT Rebate Program is for day care facilities to offset the cost of the training to certify staff to administer medication in a child care setting.

Find out more about the MAT Rebate Program