College Programs for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Scholarship Opportunities
Too often students with intellectual and developmental disabilities aren't encouraged to consider college for their future. The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute wants to change that. With the right services and supports in place, many young adults can successfully attend college and graduate with a degree. Below are several college programs in New Jersey and Scholarship Opportunities that are specifically for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Scholarships for individuals with autism
- Organization for Autism Research Scholarship Programs
- Alliance Connections to the Future Scholarship - $1,000 for a graduating public school senior with disabilities from Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Somerset, Union, Warren or Sussex County.
- Alliance Joe Gorga Transition to Adult Life Scholarship - Up to $1,000 for a graduating Alliance member school senior.
Bergen Community College - Turning Point Program
Brookdale Community College - Keep Achieving (Kach) at Brookdale
Camden County College - Garden State Pathways
Georgian Court University- Transition and Career University
KEAN University- College Steps
Mercer County Community College - DREAM program
County College of Morris (Disability Services)
Raritan Valley Community College - The Achievement Center
Rowan/Gloucester County College - Adult Center for Transition
Sussex County Community College- LACE program
The College of New Jersey - Career and Community Studies
Fairleigh Dickinson University- Compass Program
Ramapo College- Enhance Program
Rutgers University -The College Support Program
College Of Saint Elizabeth
Stockton University- Learning Access Program
Seton Hall University
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