A special thanks to everyone who applied for this year's Education Scholarships. Please note Autism Ontario is no longer
accepting applications. 2017 scholarships will open in February 2017.
· 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 to ASD research and her contributions to unraveling the mystery of ASD. 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.
*Note: Scholarships are only available to Ontario residents
Please click here to see past recipients of Autism Ontario's education scholarships.
Post-Secondary Financial Assistance Information
For those who require financial resources, please visit the Government of Ontario website.