The Organization for Autism Research offers $3,000 scholarships to students across the autism spectrum. Applications are welcome from individuals with an autism diagnosis (DSM-IV or later criteria) pursuing full-time, post-secondary education in various settings, including four-year undergraduate colleges, two-year undergraduate colleges, trade schools, technical schools, vocational schools, or cooperative life skills programs.
- $3,000 scholarships for students across the autism spectrum
- Available for full-time post-secondary education in various settings
- Includes four-year undergraduate colleges, two-year undergraduate colleges, trade schools, technical schools, vocational schools, or cooperative life skills programs
- Open to individuals with an established autism diagnosis
- Underrepresented racial/ethnic background
- Applicants must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States for the Fall and Spring semesters following the application to the scholarship.
- Not eligible for students who already have a bachelor’s degree or pursuing graduate/postgraduate studies.
- Applicants need to be accepted for enrollment or enrolled full-time (minimum 6 credits) or working toward certification/accreditation in a specific field.
- Excludes past recipients of an OAR scholarship or immediate family members of OAR’s Board of Directors or Scientific Council.
- Review scholarship details and ensure eligibility
- Prepare necessary documents, including proof of autism diagnosis
- Submit the application online for consideration
- Successful applicants may be contacted for additional information or interviews
For the Synchrony Scholarship for Autistic Students of Color, only applicants from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds are eligible to apply. This includes applicants who are Black/African American, Indigenous (Native American, Native Alaskan), Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern/North African, or Multiracial.