Denise K. Emberton Memorial Scholarship

$2,000
2 winners, $1,000 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
7
Application Deadline
Jun 15, 2023
Winners Announced
Jul 15, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior or undergraduate student
GPA:
3.5 or higher
Field of Study:
Special education
Future Goals:
Teaching low-incidence/Autistic students
Education Level:
GPA:
Field of Study:
Future Goals:
High school senior or undergraduate student
3.5 or higher
Special education
Teaching low-incidence/Autistic students

Denise K. Emberton was a beloved wife who devoted her life to helping Autistic students.

1 in 44 children in the US is autistic, with boys being four times more likely to be diagnosed than girls. Those from minority groups are less likely to be officially diagnosed and are typically diagnosed later in life

This scholarship aims to support a future educator who has a desire to teach low-incidence or Autistic children.  

Any high school senior or undergraduate student who is majoring in special education with a 3.5 GPA or higher and a desire to teach low-incidence or Autistic students may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us how your work with low-incidence children will benefit the world.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published February 27, 2023
$2,000
2 winners, $1,000 each
Awarded
Winners
2
Finalists
7
Application Deadline
Jun 15, 2023
Winners Announced
Jul 15, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Please tell us how your work educating low-incidence children will benefit them now and in the future.

400–600 words