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.