Financial Support

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies often provide financial support our enrollment fees. If you are eligible, or believe you may be eligible, contact your local Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to inquire.

If you are not eligible for VR support and have financial concerns, email ssp@rit.edu to inquire about financial assistance options.

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Organization for Autism Research

For more information, visit Organization for Autism Research’s website.

P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship grants at least $1,500 annually to one or more high school seniors. These students have a certified disability, including autism or Asperger’s, and plan to have a career in the visual arts. Eligible candidates must have the following:

  • verified financial need
  • exhibit visual arts talent
  • provide proof of acceptance into an accredited two-year community college or four-year university

Contact:
P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship
152 P. Buckley Moss Drive
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(540) 932-1728
foundation@mossfoundation.org

Visit Moss Foundation Scholarships to learn more.

Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. offers a $1,000 scholarship for a student living with autism, or whose loved one is living with autism. The Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship is open to high-achieving students who meet two key criteria:

  • Either you or a close family member has been diagnosed with a form of autism, including Asperger syndrome
  • Be an enrolled student at an accredited college, university, or vocational school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited college, university, or vocational school in the semester for which the application is being offered

Visit the The Perecman Firm Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship to learn more.