Yorkville Blankets ASD Scholarship
Currently accepting applications
Yorkville Blanket Company’s mission to provide comfort to everybody who needs it does not end with making blankets. In order to continue pursuing our mission, we have created the Yorkville Blankets ASD Scholarship for prospective or current college students who are living with ASD as well as students who are parents, siblings, and children of somebody on the autism spectrum to earn an award of $1000 toward continuing their education. The scholarship was created to help provide a means to pursue a post-secondary education for those whose lives have been impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Student must have ASD or have an immediate family member who has ASD
- Student must have completed high school or earned GED through an accredited institution
- Student must have been accepted and enrolled in a post-secondary education program including college, trade school, or vocational training program.
The Yorkville Blankets ASD Scholarship will be available twice per year in the amount of $1000.
Fall 2017: Application must be received no later than April 30, 2017. All applications will be reviewed and you will be notified by June 1, 2017 if you have been selected to receive the award.
Spring 2018: Application must be received no later than October 15, 2017. All applications will be reviewed and you will be notified by November 15, 2017 if you have been selected to receive the award.
In at least 500 words, please describe how Autism Spectrum Disorder has impacted your life and your education. Your essay should describe what you are planning to study during your post-secondary education and your plans after graduation.
How to Apply
To apply for the scholarship please submit your application to [email protected] with the email subject”Yorkville Blankets ASD Scholarship Application” before the listed deadlines. Your application must include the following:
- First and Last Name
- Phone Number
- Permanent Address
- Name of post-secondary institution you will be attending for the term of scholarship
- Essay (described below) attached in .doc format
Disclaimer: By submitting your application, you are granting Yorkville Blanket Company the permission to use your essay in promotional publications. Note, we will not use your personal information without permission.
If you have any questions with submitting your application, send us a message at [email protected] we will be happy to get back to you as soon as possible.