OAR's scholarship program provides non-renewable $3,000 scholarships to students across the autism spectrum. OAR is pleased to invite applications from persons with an autism diagnosis (DSM-IV or later criteria) pursuing full-time, post-secondary, undergraduate education or vocational-technical training in any of the following: Four-year undergraduate college or university Two-year undergraduate college; Trade, technical or vocational school; Cooperative life skills programs; Applicants must choose between one of the following options: The Schwallie Family Scholarship for higher-functioning students. The Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship to support students with more severe autism diagnoses Eligibility: Any individual with an established autism diagnosis and who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education in the United States for the Fall 2015 / Spring 2016 semesters is eligible to apply. Eligible individuals need to be enrolled on a full-time basis or be working toward certification or accreditation in a particular field (e.g., studying to be a paralegal, chef, etc.). Past recipients of a Schwallie Family Scholarship or immediate family members of any person serving on OAR's Board of Directors or Scientific Council are not eligible to apply.