Awards, Grants, and Scholarships
Community Grants- 2015 applications are due FEBRUARY 15!
Community grant application
Local organizations who serve or have projects serving the autism community may apply. Five grants up to $2,000 will be awarded.
Daniel and Lois Gray Memorial Scholarship
- 2015 applications are due FEBRUARY 15!
Gray Memorial Scholarship Application
This $1,000 scholarship is available to an eligible University of Delaware undergraduate or graduate student who plans to become a professional in the autism community (for example, teacher, psychologist, or speech pathologist).
Para-to-Teacher Stipend- 2015 applications are due FEBRUARY 15!
Para-to-Teacher Stipend Application
This $1,000 stipend is available to an eligible paraprofessional who, in the past year, completed his or her education to become a teacher of children with autism.
Adult with Autism Scholarship-
2015 applications are due FEBRUARY 15!
Adult with Autism Scholarship Application
This $1,000 scholarship supports an adult on the spectrum who wants to attend college or a post-secondary educational program.
Every year Autism Delaware provides funds to selected applicants to attend conferences, workshops or other events to increase their knowledge and skills related to autism spectrum disorders. Funds are awarded by the director on a first-come, first-served basis to those who successfully apply for the stipend. Applicants may apply for up to $250 per event which may be used for the following:
- Conference registration
- Transportation to and from the conference
- Hotel or meals
- Child care during the conference
Applicants must ask for a stipend in writing, which may be by e-mail or letter stating why they want to attend, what the stipend will pay for and that the conference is affordable for the recipient. The stipend recipient must provide proof of attendance, and Autism Delaware will reimburse the attendee following the conference. We also request that the member write an article for our newsletter, The Sun, so that information learned in the conference can be shared.
Criteria for the Conference Stipend:
Funds must be available
The applicant must agree to write a newsletter article