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 some support services.

On average, AutismUp awards nearly $40,000 annually to eligible members in the form of program scholarships.

To Apply:

Download the Scholarship Application here. Fill it out and return it with the first two pages of your most recent federal income tax return to:

Attention: Program Office
50 Science Parkway
Rochester NY, 14620

Or, scan and send via email,

You must also enroll/register your participant in the class(es) desired and pay the deposit. Deposits are not covered by scholarships.

Eligible participants will be notified of decision.

Questions may be directed to

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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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