The Kelly Law Team (KLT) is pleased to announce that it will be offering a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for individuals with autism. The scholarship will be used to assist in the pursuit secondary or post-secondary educational opportunities.
Description of the ASD Scholarship
The $1,000 scholarship will be in the form of a tuition payment for the attendance at a university, college, junior college, or trade or vocational school. It is not required that the individual be enrolled in an educational program at the time of the submission of his or her application, but must be used within a year after the award. The funds will be provided directly to the educational institution chosen by the winner.
Eligibility for the scholarship is open to United States citizens diagnosed with ASD who would like to continue their education at the trade school, junior college, college or university level. We do not require that you be enrolled in school at the time you submit your application for the scholarship.
Application Deadline and Award
The deadline for submitting your application is February 5, 2020. The submission consists of (a) the application (below), (b) a statement of not more than 100 words discussing how you intend to use the scholarship to assist in obtaining your career goals, and (c) an essay, which is optional, of not more than 1,000 words discussing how your educational has been impacted by autism. We may ask you for evidence of your ASD diagnosis.
We will announce the name of the winner on or before June 17, 2020. The selection will be at the discretion of KLT. The tuition will be paid directly to the school chosen by the winner.