Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania Scholarship

The scholarship is intended to benefit, encourage, and assist students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in seeking post-secondary education (college, university, or trade school) and/or job training.   The scholarship application deadline is April of each year.

The goal of this scholarship is not only to offer financial assistance, but also provide both personal and future career benefits for hard working students with an autism spectrum disorder.

Phone:    (814)  455-3540
Website: eriecommunityfoundation.org
Serving:  Erie, Crawford, Mercer  and Venango Counties


Edinboro University | Autism BORO

At EDU, it is their mission to focus individual attention on the success of all students, and take great pride in serving students with a wide variety of disabilities.  Edinboro recognizes the unique needs of each student with a disability and strive to not only provide accommodations for the classroom and testing, but to work with each student to access myriad opportunities within the university community.

Phone: (814) 732-2462
Website:  edinboro.edu
Serving:   Pennsylvania


Gannon University | Office of Disability Services (ODS)

Gannon University’s Office of Disability Services (ODS) offers academic accommodations for all students with documented disabilities. The Office assists eligible students in receiving *reasonable accommodations pursuant to Federal law – Act 504 (1973), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA 1990), and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments (ADAA 1990) – under current guidelines from the Office of Civil Rights and Department of Justice.

Phone:     814-871-5522
Website: gannon.edu
Serving:  National


Mercyhurst University | Autism Initative at Mercyhurst University

Phone:    (814)  824-2000
Website:  mercyhurst.edu
Serving:   National


Mercyhurst North East | OASIS

Oasis Program: This one-year program gives adults (18+) with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities the opportunity to earn a proficiency-based certificate in a college setting. The unique, non-credit program gives students the opportunity to learn academic and vocational skills alongside traditional students pursuing similar vocational interests. Students have the opportunity to learn important social and “soft” skills that are pivotal for employment.

Phone:    (814) 725-6299
Website:  northeast.mercyhurst.edu
Serving:   National


Penn State Behrend | Disabilities and Learning Differences

Penn State is strongly committed to providing full access to its programs and services for all individuals. The University encourages academically qualified students with disabilities to take advantage of the educational programs and accommodations offered at Penn State Behrend.

Phone:    (814) 898-7101
Website:  behrend.psu.edu
Serving:   National


Disclaimer:   Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania provides information but it does not constitute medical or legal information. Referrals provided are suggestions to organizations that might help, but do not constitute a recommendation. Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania cannot be held responsible for consequences that arise from individual dealings with a professional or organization.  Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania provides an I&R service but individuals must assume personal responsibility for what they do with the information provided. Inclusion of any organization does not imply endorsement, and omission does not imply disapproval.