Scholarships

Conference Scholarships
The Conference Scholarship Fund was designed to assist members who wished to attend conferences of subject matter that would be informative and useful to them and/or their family. (download guidelines and application).

Family Scholarships

College scholarships are offered to self-advocates or individuals with a family member with Down syndrome. Guidelines and application for 2015 are now available. Deadline for applications is February23. (Download Guidelines and Application here). 

 

 

Recreational Scholarships

Recreational scholarships are available to individuals with Down syndrome who wish to take part in recreational activities that include, but are not limited to, organized sports, summer camps, exercise classes, swim lessons, gymnastics and dance. Prescribed therapies such as physical therapy sessions are not eligible. (download guidelines and application)
 

Nick Crusse Memorial Scholarship Fund
Up to $200 per person for swimming lessons is available through the Nick Crusse Memorial Scholarship Fund.  This scholarship is available to people of all ages with Down syndrome. (download guidelines and application)

 

Ann Barbour Memorial Scholarship Fund 

More than $15,000 in scholarship funding is available for instruction relating to music lessons and the performing arts due to the generosity of the friends and family of Ann Barbour. The scholarship is available to all members with Down syndrome. Annual limit per person with Down syndrome: $200. (download guideline and application)