Vocation School Resources

The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development is excited to announce that scholarships are available for the following:

  • CDA Training ($1500 maximum)
  • CDA Assessment Fee (online only)
  • CDA Renewal (reimbursement)
  • College Scholarships ($6000 maximum)
  • P-3 Scholarships ($6000 maximum)
  • Book Stipend (reimbursement up to $175)
  • Merit Award  ($500 for scholarship recipients who receive credential – CDA, AA, BA, P-3)

The scholarship application is now available on www.NJCCIS.com – under Professional Profile, under Grants & Scholarships.

Some of the eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicant must be instructional staff (teacher or teacher’s assistant) working at a program currently enrolled in Grow NJ Kids or working at a program that currently receives payment on behalf of children that receive a subsidy through the Child Care Subsidy Program (CCDBG).  Or the applicant must be a family child care provider currently enrolled in Grow NJ Kids or currently receiving payment on behalf of children that receive a subsidy through the Child Care Subsidy Program (CCDBG);
  • Applicant must be employed for 3 months;
  • Applicant must work 30 hours per week.

For more information regarding the scholarships and eligibility, please visit www.NJCCIS.com