To be eligible, candidates must currently be a New Jersey high school senior, have an established diagnosis of Autism, Asperger's syndrome, or PDD-NOS and plan on pursuing a post-secondary education at a college, university, technical, trade, or vocational school level. Academic achievement, meaningful community volunteerism, participation in extra-curricular activities and financial needs will all be considered when choosing a recipient for this scholarship, so s/he need not be near the top of their class to be considered. All who are eligible are encouraged to apply.
Below you will find links to the scholarship application and photo release form for photocopying and distributing to high school seniors who may benefit. Should a student have any questions, they may contact Michelle Smith at 732-262-8020 for further assistance. All documents should be received by Autism Family Services of New Jersey no later then May 21, 2012.
For application materials, go to: http://www.autismfamilyservicesnj.org/advocacy.html