The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 005 : WORKFORCE(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 3541)
§ 3541. Scholarships for current early childhood providers
(a) There is established a need-based scholarship program for individuals employed by a regulated, privately operated center-based child care program or family child care home while acquiring credits in early childhood development or that are related directly to working with children from birth through eight years of age.
(b) The Department for Children and Families may contract for the administration of the program set forth in subsection (a) of this section and adopt policies, procedures, and guidelines necessary for its implementation.
(c) Scholarships distributed pursuant to this section shall be available on a first-come, first-served basis until any appropriated funds are depleted.
[ Subsection (d) repealed effective July 1, 2026.]
(d) An individual shall not simultaneously participate in the scholarship program set forth in this section and the student loan repayment assistance program set forth in section 3543 of this title. (Added 2021, No. 45, § 6.)