Resources - Scholarships
2012 - 2013 school year
DAYC offers scholarships for persons studying Early Childhood Education.
The Dayton Association for Young Children (DAYC) is pleased to offer two scholarships for persons studying Early Childhood Education.
The DAYC Scholarship is available to students pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate Degree in ECE (or its equivalent) for the amount of $500.00 for one school year. Applications are considered on the basis of academic achievement, a minimum of 30 credit hours completed, a minimum GPA of 3.0, extracurricular involvement (particularly in the field of ECE), and confidential references and recommendations. Financial need is not a criterion for either scholarship. Scholarship applications may be obtained at area schools including: UD, WSU, OSU, Ohio U., Antioch, Bowling Green, Central State, and University of Cincinnati. Applications may also be downloaded at the DAYC website at www.daytonayc.org. The Application deadline is May 15, 2013.
View and print DAYC scholarship application (PDF)
The deadline for returning applications is May 15, 2013.
Clara McGlone Scholarship
The Clara McGlone Scholarship was established to recognize Dr. Clara McGlone (1937-1984) for her professionalism in Early Childhood Education, her community service, and her dedication to the Sinclair community College and Family Education Department. This scholarship reflects the purpose of the Dayton Association for Young Children, which is to “serve and act charitably and educationally on the behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all children, with special emphasis on educational and developmental services and resources.”
Applications are considered on the basis of:
- Academic achievement
- Student must have completed at least 18 credit hours.
- Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Involvement in the field of Early Childhood Education.
- Student must have active involvement with young children in either community service or work experience.
A letter of recommendation from an ECE faculty member or from an ECE professional associated with the applicant.
The deadline for returning applications is May 15, 2013
Scholarship applications are available from the Sinclair Community College Financial Aid Office.
View and print a flyer (PDF)
Lynda A. Cohen Professional Development Scholarship – October 2010
In honor of our beloved colleague, Past President of DAYC, and Lifetime member of NAEYC, this scholarship was established in October 2010. Lynda A. Cohen was the epitome of an early childhood professional, generously giving of her time and talents to support her colleagues and our community for over 40 years. Her memory lives on with the establishment of this scholarship in support of a new NAEYC/DAYC member and early childhood professional.
View and print DAYC/LAC Scholarship application (MS Word)
View and print DAYC/LAC Scholarship application (PDF)
For further information contact Carol Wetrich, 937-237-1766 or CWetrich@aol.com.