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$5,000 Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism Due 7/31

June 13, 2022

Background: The $5,000 Perecman Firm’s Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship aims to help offset the financial burden of attending school for a deserving student who is facing unique challenges because of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to high-achieving students who meet two key criteria:
• you or a close family member has been diagnosed with a form of autism, including Asperger syndrome
• currently enrolled or enrolling Fall 2022 at an accredited college, university, or vocational school

How to Apply: Eligible candidates can apply here by the July 31st deadline. Required materials include your most recent official or unofficial transcript and a 500-1000 word essay on a prompt provided.

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