Bethany Nesbitt Memorial Scholarship

The Bethany Nesbitt Memorial Scholarship is intended to support students pursuing a career in a child development field who are in need of financial assistance in order to pursue their studies.

Dates  |  Spring 2023

Applications open: May 1, 2023

Scholarship application deadline: June 15, 2022, at 5pm EST

Selected recipients notified: June 30, 2023

How to Apply

Applications for the Spring 2023 cycle are now closed. Please join our mailing list for updates on future cycles!



Applicants must:

  • Be an entering or re-entering undergraduate or graduate student enrolling full-time in an accredited college or university in the United States OR actively engaged in an internship related to Child Life or early childhood development.
  • Be able to show proof of enrollment or acceptance at an accredited college or university
  • Be a United States citizen or non-citizen who has legally authorized residence in the United States
  • Have a demonstrated financial need for the scholarship funds
  • Be able to provide letters of reference upon request


Please use our contact form for general questions and register for scholarship updates.