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Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism (Deadline: July 31, 2015)

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Who Can Apply:

  • Either you or a close family member has been diagnosed with a form of autism (including Asperger syndrome), and
  • You are currently enrolled or have been accepted to an accredited university or college, either at the undergraduate or post-graduate level.

Submission: Applicants should submit an essay on one of the topics below with a minimum of 500 words.

  • Tell us about a time that you have had to overcome an obstacle as a person with autism that other people would not have had to face.
  • Explain how your loved one’s autism has affected you and how you have adapted to help them.
  • What do you feel is the biggest obstacle holding back people with autism today?

Deadline: July 31, 2015

Amount: $1,000

Learn More: Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism

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