RECREATIONAL AND SOCIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This program was developed to help children, youth, and adults on the autism spectrum participate in recreational and social activities.
Examples of qualifying activities could include, but are not limited to: day camps, overnight camps, social skills groups, recreation leagues, bowling lessons, swimming lessons, dance lessons, etc.
Examples of non-qualifying activities could include, but are not limited to: admission to theme parks, respite care, daycare, adult day programs, individual therapies (e.g., OT, speech, PT, ABA), tickets to movies or sporting events, individual outings (e.g., bowling vs. bowling league), etc.
Awards are based on funds available.
Partial scholarships could be awarded.
To be eligible for this scholarship, an individual must:
- be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, and
- reside in Metro-Richmond or a surrounding county.
Payment will be made for programs taking place in 2017. Payment will be:
- sent directly to the program/provider (invoice required), or
- reimbursed to the applicant with a paid receipt, pending documentation of attendance from program/provider.
Processing of payment for approved scholarships could take up to 30 business days from the receipt of a complete application. Please plan accordingly.Apply Now