Unfortunately, there still isn’t enough support for autistic students, preventing many from pursuing higher education and reaching their goals. Nearly 50,000 autistic individuals graduate from high school every year, but only 16,000 of those students go on to pursue a college education.
This scholarship aims to support autistic students who are pursuing or planning to pursue post-secondary education.
Any high school or college student who is on the autism spectrum may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, share an essay or video telling us about a dream or goal of yours and how higher education will help you achieve it.
Please share one of your dreams or life goals and tell us how post-secondary education will help you get there.
The application deadline is May 5, 2022. Winners will be announced on Jun 4, 2022.
The scholarship award is $1,000.
The winner will be publicly announced on Jun 4, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student's academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to verify their academic enrollment status by providing a copy of their most recent transcript.
If you have any questions about this scholarship or the Bold.org platform, just email email@example.com and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.
Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.