The Synchrony Tech Scholarship supports autistic adults interested in obtaining technology-related certifications to pursue or advance their careers in the technology sector. This includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: cybersecurity, game/app development, web development, machine learning, data analytics, cloud computing, ethical hacking, and artificial intelligence. Programs must be completed through an accredited university or program. Third-party vendor certificates (I.E., Coursera, etc.) and 2 or 4-year degree programs will not be accepted.
Scholarship applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. However, priority review dates are April 30 and September 30th
Eligibility: Open to all autistic adults 18 years of age or older who are eligible to work in the United States; Have a documented medical or educational autism diagnosis; The selected certification program must start at least 90 days after application submission, and be able to be completed within approximately 1 year of the award date. Preference will be given to applicants registered on the Hire Autism website.