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2019 Autism Scholarship

Law Office of David P. Shapiro

For the third time since 2016, the Law Office of David P. Shapiro will be providing a $1,000 educational scholarship, continuing to adhere to our policy of helping to assist persons in furthering their education. This year, as in 2017, the scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has been diagnosed with Autism.

Scholarship Description

Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a term describing a number of disorders which relate to brain development. This $1,000 scholarship will be used to assist in tuition payment at a vocational school or an institution of higher learning (including a community college, 4-year college or university). The winner must choose the school he or she has chosen to attend within a year after the award is announced. The tuition check will be delivered to the school on behalf of the winner.

Who May Apply for the Scholarship?

Any individual who has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (DSM-5) and who would like to move further in pursuing his or her educational goals may apply.  Applicants may be asked to provide evidence of that diagnosis. You need not be currently enrolled at an educational institution to qualify for the scholarship.

Requirements, Deadline and Selection

In order to be considered for the scholarship award, you must:

  • Complete the online application.
  • Provide us with a statement of not more than 100 words explaining how you will use the funds if you received the award.
  • (Optional) Provide us with an essay of not more than 1,000 words explaining how ASD affected your education.

The application deadline is February 3, 2020. The winner will be selected no later than June 15, 2020. Notification to the winner will be provided via email. The decision shall be made by the Law Office of David P. Shapiro, in its sole discretion.

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Scholarship program privacy policy. Once it is submitted, your information, including the application and any uploads, becomes the property of the Law Office of David P. Shapiro. Neither that information, nor website traffic, is shared with third parties, although we do retain the right to utilize any of the information to report on or to publicize the scholarship program. Check box to indicate your agreement with terms and conditions of the scholarship program.

Autism Scholarship Contest

Scholarship Privacy Policy

When you submit your application, it becomes the property of the Law Office of David P. Shapiro.  Neither your application nor the information included in it will be sold or provided to third parties’ however, we reserve the right to use your information in order to publicize our scholarship program or to report on it.

Any questions concerning the scholarship (including eligibility and the application process) should be directed (via email if at all possible) to:


Law Office of David P. Shapiro

3500 5th Ave Suite 304

San Diego, CA 92103


2019 Autism Scholarship
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