Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program

The Richard and Nancy Dorschel Family Foundation Scholarship Program for AutismUp ensures that members have access to AutismUp programs and services regardless of financial means. Financial aid by way of the scholarship program is available for most AutismUp programs and family support services. AutismUp awards nearly $40,000 annually to eligible members in the form of program scholarships.

To Apply:

Download the Scholarship Application here. Complete and return with the first two pages of your most recent federal income tax return by mail to:

Attn: Scholarship Program
50 Science Parkway
Rochester NY, 14620

Or, scan and send via email with the subject line "Scholarship Program."

You must register your participant in class(es) desired and pay the deposit. Deposits are not covered by scholarships. Eligible participants will be notified of a decision upon completion of registration and receipt of scholarship materials. Questions may be directed to Craig Jones, Program Operations Director at or (585) 248-9011, ext. 116.

Get started today!


Click here to register for classes. First times enrollees will be required to create a new family account.


Membership to AutismUp has many benefits, including family navigation, access to a broad array of complimentary support services, registration notices, special events and more.


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