Apply Today: $10,000 Ball State Master’s Scholarships

Ready to take the next step in furthering your education?

We can help in just three easy steps! In collaboration with Ball State University, Partnerships for Early Learners has a limited number of $10,000 scholarships available to help early childhood professionals like you earn that master’s degree you have always been dreaming of.

scholarship ball stateHere are the three easy steps to apply for scholarships:
  1. Choose between two great programs at Ball State — Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Focus or Master of Arts in Adult and Community Education.
  2. Apply to the university and be accepted!
  3. Once you have received your program acceptance, fill out a simple scholarship form by October 31. Complete the early childhood scholarship application or the adult education scholarship application, depending on the program you’ve been accepted into, and return to the appropriate contact at Ball State.

We are thrilled to be able to offer these wonderful opportunities for Indiana’s hard-working early childhood professionals. This opportunity is part of our workforce development strategy, funded by a Lilly Endowment grant. To learn more about these efforts and our four other key strategies, visit our “Improving Early Education” pages.

If you have questions contact Beth Riedeman at

Beth Riedeman directs workforce development-related partnerships and projects, focusing on learning communities and cohorts, strengthening the pipeline of early childhood educators and promoting workforce initiatives. She’s also the mother of a young learner, a very active community member and a steadfastly supportive colleague, a skill she honed in her previous work as a program administrator.