Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY will award a limited number of scholarships of up to $1000 for full-time and $500 for part-time students. All grants must work to further our mission to empower individuals and families touched by autism spectrum disorders through support and education.
|Organization||Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY|
|Subjects||Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Psychology|
|Amount||$500 & $1000|
|Number of Awards||Limited|
|City||Clinton, Franklin, or Essex County|
Who is Eligible
- Have a permanent address within Clinton, Franklin, or Essex County. Students may attend school outside these counties, provided they maintain a permanent address within the tri-county area.
- Have a high school diploma, the equivalent to a high school diploma (i.e., GED or IEP diploma, etc.), or obtain a high school diploma before the coursework begins.
- Be currently enrolled or in the process of registering at a college or university (online, on-campus, or non-traditional certification courses acceptable).
- Demonstrate financial need.
- Have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (medical or educational). Any coursework or degree program is acceptable if it helps one advance toward independence.
- OR be a recent (or soon-to-be) graduate pursuing a degree in a field related to clinical service that could benefit people with autism. Qualifying areas may include (but are not limited to) Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Psychology, etc.
- OR be an adult who is pursuing coursework that expands one’s knowledge in the area of autism to make one more educated in their present job working with people with autism or improve their job prospects/advance in their career in a profession related to clinical service that could benefit people with autism. Certification programs and non-degree programs are acceptable.
How To Apply
Send completed application to email@example.com or: Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY, Attn: Grants, P.O. Box 1884, Plattsburgh, NY 12901; please email the grant committee with any questions at, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship monies must be used toward college- or course-related expenses. Monash is made available through direct payment to the college or credentialing institution. For those with an ASD diagnosis, col college-relatedpenses may include, but are not limited to, tuition & college fees, room & board, books, technology (i.e., la, laptop, software, hardware, etc.), and academic supports and supplies. Scholarships are not to be used for costs of daily living (i.e. gr, groceries, gas, clothing, etc.) or other non-non-academic trials.
Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY is not bound to approve funds for all scholarship applicants and reserves the right to deny a scholarship application.