Autism Ontario Education Scholarships

The Autism Ontario Education Scholarships include three scholarships available to students with Autism, siblings of Autistic individuals, or parents of Autistic individuals who are studying in Ontario. 

Amount: varies

Number: 3

Deadline: mid-May, annually 

Each year, Autism Ontario awards scholarships to outstanding students entering their first year of post-secondary studies throughout Ontario.

Eleanor Ritchie Education Scholarship is for individuals on the autism spectrum entering the first year of a post-secondary program. The Eleanor Ritchie Education Scholarship was named after Eleanor Ritchie, a longstanding member of Autism Ontario. Since 2003, 132 Eleanor Ritchie Education scholarships have been awarded to students across Ontario.

Jeanette Holden Educational Scholarship is for siblings of a person on the autism spectrum who are entering the first year of a post-secondary program. The Jeanette Holden Educational Scholarship was named after Dr. Jeanette Holden, a sibling of an individual with ASD, in recognition of her dedication and contributions to ASD research. Since 2003, 87 Jeanette Holden scholarships have been awarded to students across Ontario.

McDonald Family Educational Scholarship is for children of a parent on the autism spectrum who are entering the first year of a post-secondary program. Autism Ontario’s newest scholarship is named after Carole Ann MacDonald and her family. Ms. MacDonald is the first member of the Board of Directors of Autism Ontario who has a diagnosis of ASD.

How to Apply

Autism Ontario accepts applications for scholarships online, via e-mail, or by mail between April and May annually. Applications are now closed.

Contact Information

1179 King Street West, Suite 004
Toronto, ON M6K 3C5

Phone: 416-246-9592
Toll Free: 1-800-472-7789
Fax: 416-246-9417

Pour les services en français, composez le 1-800-472-7789, poste 240 ou envoyez un courriel à francais@autismontario.com

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See Also

See other Ontario Scholarships // See other ASD scholarships