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, supplemental educational programs, individual therapies (e.g., OT, speech, PT, ABA), tickets to movies or sporting events, individual outings (e.g., individual bowling vs. bowling league), etc.
Awards are based on funds available. 75% of scholarship funds will be awarded to individuals with current ASCV membership.
Partial scholarships could be awarded.
To be eligible for this scholarship, an individual must:
- be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, and
- reside in the Metro-Richmond area or a surrounding county (Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, City of Richmond, Dinwiddie, New Kent, Powhatan, Amelia, Prince George, King William, Goochland, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Hopewell. Louisa).
Payment will be made for programs taking place in 2018. 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.
Click here to download application.