Scholarships

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Overview:

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  • What types of scholarships do you offer and who are they designed for?

    • Autism Research Texas will primarily direct scholarships to help with

      • 1. The higher education of persons with autism

      • 2. Job training for persons with autism

    • The scholarships will be given to institutions on behalf of an individual or for the purchase of a need/service. 

    • All scholarships will start out as $500; Autism ResearchTexas (ART) hopes to increase this amount over time.

    • ART will focus on scholarships to further the education or independence of individuals with autism. 

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These scholarships will award $500 towards post-high school education, such as a 2-year or 4-year college, or vocational school.

This scholarship is will open again for applications in 2023.

Regarding the scholarship towards post-high school education:

Who is eligible for the Autistic Adult Scholarship? Any Texas resident student with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder who

• Has completed high school or earned a GED and possesses the capacity to complete a post-secondary program

• Has been accepted into a post-secondary program (such as college, university, community college, trade school, or vocational training or educational program). If you are awarded a scholarship, the check will go to the school or program towards your tuition and or fees.

 

How do I apply for the Adult with Autism Scholarship?

There is no fill-in-the-blank application. A completed application includes:

• A cover letter describing why you are pursuing post-secondary education and your plans for employment once you complete the program. Please include an explanation of any planned support system to help ensure your success.

• A current resume

• A transcript or other documentation that indicates graduation from high school or completion of a GED, or current report card in senior year

• Evidence that you have ASD --> see * 

Email the application components to autismresearchtexas@gmail.com

In the title line, place your name and "scholarship for education."

This scholarship will accept applications again in January 2023.

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*Please note, we will NEVER sell any of your information, and we do not store any information other than an email list and what you allow us to share. Once we receive your application, we create a summary and delete any personal information ASAP. Please note, that sending personal information has some inherent risk and you accept that risk. Please always be careful sending personal information over the internet. Regarding the diagnosis, we encourage you to send the minimal information: your name, the diagnosis, and the diagnostician (letterhead or closure). Feel free to send a photo with all else blacked out.

Autism Research Texas does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, or national or ethnic origin.

PLEASE CONSIDER FUNDING A SCHOLARSHIP!

If your business donates a $500 scholarship, we'll place your logo in the sponsor box above! And if you'd like your scholarship to be more than $500--we can make that happen too!

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or SupportOurScholarships on Spotfund

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