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Early Childhood Educators Scholarship

Updated: Oct 6, 2021

To recognize the contributions of Diane Stout in the area of early childhood education and to provide education resources to students who are pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or a childcare director qualification.

Applicant must:

- Be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education or a childcare director qualification. 

Past recipients may re-apply.

Learn more about the Early Childhood Educators Scholarship.

This scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL). CFNIL's scholarship application opens December 1 and closes February 1 every year. Learn more about CFNIL's scholarship program and application process at

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at

Photo of Diane Stout and logo for the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

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