Synchrony Tech Careers Scholarship for Autistic Adults

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

August 31

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Organization for Autism Research (OAR)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Number of awards vary annaully
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Applicants must be at least 18 years old
  2. Must have a documented medical Autism diagnosis

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Synchrony Tech Careers Scholarship supports autistic adults with obtaining professional, tech-related credentialing and certifications to help them enter or advance their careers in the technology sector. Acceptable certificate/certification programs include but are not limited to the following areas: game/app development, cyber security, web development, machine learning, data analytics, cloud computing, ethical hacking, and artificial intelligence. Two or four-year degree programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Application requirements for the Synchrony Tech Careers Scholarship for Autistic Adults are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
Additional Information: Note: You do not need to include proof of diagnosis with the application. OAR will only require proof of diagnosis from applicants identified as finalists. However, each applicant should review the Proof of Diagnosis Checklist on OAR’s website before applying to ensure that they will have the required documentation if chosen as a finalist. Proof of diagnosis is based on diagnostic criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), either DSM-IV or DSM-V.

Award Amount: Awards range from $500-$5,000  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Application does not have to be completed all in one sitting, but needs to be completed by or before the listed deadline at 11:59 P.M. ET.
About Organization for Autism Research (OAR):
Contact Information: Alyssa Kruszyna, -
Address: 2000 N. 14th St. Suite 710 Arlington Beach, Virginia 22201

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