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Scholarships for Autistic Students of Color

Published: 2021-12-08
Author: Organization for Autism Research (OAR) | Contact: researchautism.org
Peer-Reviewed Publication: N/A
Additional References: Disability Scholarships Publications

Synopsis: Synchrony Scholarship for Autistic Students of Color provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students who belong to underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups. The Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students attending two-year colleges; vocational, trade, or technical schools; or cooperative life skills programs. The Schwallie Family Scholarship provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students attending two or four-year undergraduate colleges.

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The Synchrony Scholarship for Autistic Students of Color provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students who belong to underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups.

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Students can use the scholarship to support any kind of postsecondary education at the undergraduate level (two or four-year college; vocational, trade, or technical school; or cooperative life skills program).

Applications are accepted from early December to early May annually.

Additional Scholarships

OAR also offers two additional scholarship opportunities for autistic students of all racial/ethnic backgrounds.

Schwallie Family Scholarship

The Schwallie Family Scholarship provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students attending two or four-year undergraduate colleges. (Students attending two-year colleges who apply to the Schwallie Scholarship typically intend to transfer to a four-year program in the future.)

Applications are accepted from early December to early May annually.

Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship

The Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship provides $3,000 scholarships for autistic students attending two-year colleges; vocational, trade, or technical schools; or cooperative life skills programs.

Applications are accepted from early December to early May annually.

Visit https://researchautism.org/how-we-help/scholarships/ for more information.

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