ECECD Applications and Information:
Other Helpful Resources:
What documents will I need to submit for my scholarship application?
  • Student Acknowledgement Form 
  • Employment Verification:
      • copy of your most recent paystub uploaded to your application
  • Scholarship Verification: all documents uploaded to your application
      • Copy of your most current degree plan in an approved area
      • Copy of your schedule for the current semester
      • Copy of your Student ID card/number
  • Bilingual Certification:  you may be eligible for a one-time payment of $1500 if you are certified bilingual.  Upload a copy of one of these certification documents :
      • passed PRAXIS-TESOL  OR
      • passed La Prueba  OR
      • bilingual seal on High School Diploma   OR
      • Tribal/Pueblo/Nation Certification for indigenous languages
  • Textbook Reimbursement:
      • Copy of your itemized receipt which includes your full name, student ID number, and course information uploaded to your unique link
      • CNM W9 Form emailed directly to
      • Note: If you wish to receive your reimbursement through direct deposit, you will be contacted to verify your bank information.
Textbook Reimbursement Process:
  • The ECECD Scholarship Program provides textbook assistance to students who are pursuing a Certificate, Associates, or Bachelor’s degree.
      • 100% assistance for students pursuing a Certificate or Associates Degree.
      • 50% assistance for students pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Only purchases of textbooks for approved courses are authorized; scholar assumes responsibility for unauthorized purchases.
  • Once approved by the Scholarship Coach, students are able to charge their textbooks at their school’s bookstore.  The bill for the books will be sent directly to the ECECD Scholarship Program.
  • Students who purchase their books out-of pocket will need to:
    1. Upload an itemized receipt showing book title, cost, student name, and student ID number. Receipts should be uploaded to your unique upload account.
    2. Complete a CNM W9 form and email it directly to
      • Please click here to download a W9 form.
      • If you have previously submitted a W9 form to CNM, you DO NOT need to submit a new one.  You only need to send in a new W9 if your address, banking, or other information has changed.
      • NOTE:   If you wish to receive your reimbursement through direct deposit, you will be contacted to verify your bank information.
    3. Please be sure to check the Announcements and Deadlines page for the deadline to request reimbursement for textbooks.