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 Scholarship Program

Our philosophy at Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center (HWCEC) is that EVERY child should have equal access to high quality early childhood experiences.

Despite the undeniable benefits of high quality care, it is cost prohibitive for most working families whose income is too high to qualify for state assistance yet experience financial strain to keep their children in quality child care. The Scholarship Program is designed to address the gap between state assistance and reward working families moving toward economic self-sufficiency. Studies show that investing money in high-quality preschool will improve our area’s fiscal health by strengthening human capital, enhancing economic growth, increasing revenues, and decreasing future spending obligations.

Download our flyer to learn how you can help a working family in Northwest Arkansas.

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