Autism McLean Post-Secondary Scholarship

Post-Secondary ScholarshipFor individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Note:  All submissions must me made via the Google form.  If you have trouble filling out the Google form, please contact Erik Heinonen at [email protected].

Autism McLean is proud to offer up to five $1,000 scholarships to help support individuals with autism spectrum related disorders with their post-secondary education and training.  Individuals must be enrolled in a program working towards a degree or certification.  Examples include but are not limited to universities, community colleges, cosmetology programs, and trade schools. (Students wishing to receive funding for classes not related to a degree may request money from Autism McLean’s recreation grants.)

Scholarships are awarded based on financial need as well as merit.

Proof of enrollment in a program will be required.

All applicants must be members of Autism McLean and live in the area served by Autism McLean. (Financial assistance for an Autism McLean membership is available for those in need.)

Applicants will need to fill out the official application in the Google form and also submit a personal statement.  This statement may be in written form, video form, or any other form that allows the applicant to express his or her desire for the scholarship.  Personal statements may be uploaded to the Google form.  (If you have trouble uploading your personal statement, contact Erik Heinonen at [email protected].)

Applications will be open May 1-31, awards announced by July 1.

Access the Google form here:

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