Scholarships

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We know many students with autism are struggling in this economy. To help ease the financial burden of college we are awarding five scholarships. The ASD Ascend College Autism Scholarships are open to entering freshmen, sophomores, and juniors enrolled in college who have autism and are pursuing either an associate’s degree or a bachelor's degree. Scholarships can be applied directly to tuition or fees for autism programs or other college support programs.

The ASD Ascend College Autism Scholarships are open to freshmen, sophomores, and juniors enrolled in a college in the United States who have autism and are pursuing either an associate’s degree or bachelor's degree. Scholarships can be applied directly to tuition or to fees for autism or other college support programs. Scholarships are for the 2020-2021 year only. Scholarship winners must provide documentation of an autism diagnosis. Applicants are not required to purchase an ASD Ascend membership to apply for a scholarship. Purchasing a membership will not increase your chances of winning a scholarship. Winners will be selected by a scholarship committee in 2021 will be notified by email in by early February 2021. Winners must consent to having information in their application featured on the ASD Ascend website or ASD Ascend social media sites.
Scholarship deadline is December 31, 2020

The scholarship deadline has passed for the 2020-2021 school year. Please check back in early May for next year's scholarship application.

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