Scholarship Applications are accepted 3-4 times a year. 2024 dates are as follows:
The Autism Diagnostic Assistance Program accepts applications continuously on a rolling basis, and applicant families will receive notifications within eight (8) weeks of submitting their applications.
#2: April 1, 2024- May 1, 2024 – Special Interest Fund assistance applications will be accepted for 2024 summer camps, swim lessons, etc. Applications will be reviewed the first week of May and families will be notified of the committee’s decision by the end of May.
The KNOWAutism Foundation is delighted to provide financial support to families in the Greater Houston Area through three distinct scholarships: the Autism Diagnostic Assessment Scholarship, Tuition and Therapy Assistance Scholarship, and the Special Interest Fund Scholarship.
Scholarship Applicants must live in the Greater Houston area (in one of the following: Austin County, Brazoria County, Chambers County, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Harris County, Liberty County, Montgomery County, and Waller County).
There are no age restrictions for those applying for tuition and therapy assistance or for the special interest fund. However, it is essential that all applicants have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder to be eligible. If the scholarship applicant is over the age of 18, proof of guardianship is required.
For the Autism Diagnostic Assessment Assistance application, applicants must fall within the age range of 18 months to 18 years.
Please note: All applications must be completed entirely online and include all supporting documents, as outlined in the application, to be considered. PDF applications are no longer being accepted via email or postal mail.
Applicants may submit one application every twelve (12) months. If you are applying for multiple dependents, an individual application must be submitted for each individual.
Please visit our FAQ page for additional information about our scholarships.