GNWT now accepting applications for 2020-2021 Early Childhood Development scholarships

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — September 16, 2020

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) is pleased to be accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Early Childhood Development scholarships. The scholarships valued at $5000 each will be awarded to eligible Northwest Territories (NWT) students attending accredited post-secondary institutions to complete Diploma or Degree programs with a direct focus in Early Learning and Child Care/Early Childhood Development studies during the 2020-2021 academic year.

The GNWT is committed to increasing the number of qualified early childhood development professionals in licensed child care facilities in the NWT.

Applications for the scholarships are due September 30, 2020. Interested students can apply by completing the application. Further details on eligibility and submission can be found on the application. 


For all media requests, please contact:

Melissa Bannister

Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories