Organizations Offering Scholarships to Autistic Students
If you are looking for financial assistance for your child’s education, you will be pleased to know that there are many organizations which offer scholarships to autistic students. Here are three organizations which offer such scholarships:
1. The Autism Treatment Center of America
The Autism Treatment Center has The Son-Rise Program which is a treatment program for autistic students. It is a specific driven program which teaches autistic students specific skills such as how to communicate or how to build friendships and other intimate relationships.
The Son-Rise Program also offers many scholarships for its programs. Some of these include:
- Karen & Joe Gorman Ohio/ATCA Scholarship Fund
- San Francisco Bay Area Son-Rise Program Scholarship Fund
- CAARE Long Island & New York City Son-Rise Program Scholarship Fund
- Timothy Wagner Memorial Fund
To learn more about this program, you can contact The Autism Treatment Center of America at 877-766-7473 or you can visit their website at autismtreatmentcenter.org/contents/learn_more/son-rise-program-scholarships.php.
2. The Autism Society of America
The Autism Society of America offers various scholarship information for autistic students. To get a chance to avail of the scholarships that they offer, the autistic student must receive a nomination from a member of the Autism Society of America and must have contributed to the autism community in some way.
One of the scholarships that they offer is the Eden Services Charles H. Hoens Jr. Scholars Program. This program offers scholarships up to $1,000 per year to autistic students who intend to pursue a post secondary or trade-school degree. To qualify for this program, you must also receive a nomination from a board member of the Autism Society.
To know more about this program, you can contact the Autism Society of America at 800-328-8476 or you can visit their website at autism-society.org.
3. The CVS Pharmacy Charitable Trust
The CVS Pharmacy Charitable Trust is a private foundation scholarship which provides $1,000 scholarships to a maximum of five autistic students. This scholarship can be spent at any post secondary school that the autistic student prefers.
To learn more about this program, you can contact the CVS Caremark Corporation at 401-765-1500 or you can visit their website at info.cvscaremark.com/community/our-impact/charitable-trust.