Ascend Autism is a team of highly qualified healthcare operators and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) that offers effective autism treatment in New York and Connecticut. Ascend Autism provides children and families with evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy in a compassionate and safe environment. The Ascend Autism Annual Scholarship is open to anyone that has been impacted by autism, has a passion for helping others, has made a positive impact in the community, and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree towards a career in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Ascend Autism’s Annual Scholarship – $1,000

Child and ABA specialist laughing and learning about the ascend autism group annual scholarshipEach participant will be required to write an essay that includes their personal story about their passion for helping others, how they have been impacted by autism and contributed to the community, as well as a paragraph about their education (including their university, major, and expected date of graduation). This essay should also describe how they have overcome an adverse situation in their life, and how the scholarship would benefit them.

Scholarship Contest Instructions

Students currently enrolled or enrolled in the upcoming semester at a college or university in the United States must write 500–1,000 words on how autism has impacted their lives and how they have made a positive impact in someone’s life with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, in addition to how they have made a positive impact on their community.

Please email submissions to with the subject line “The Ascend Autism Annual Scholarship”. Additionally, please include your full name, age, phone number, address, and the name of the school you attend or plan on attending. By entering, you give Ascend Autism permission to contact your school to verify enrollment. 

Contest Dates

We will accept submissions for The Ascend Autism Annual Scholarship from March 1st to September 1st  of each year. We will not accept submissions after September 1st. Winners will be awarded on or before October 1st of the same year.


By submitting an application to Ascend Autism, you certify that all the information you have provided is accurate and complete. You agree to transfer all rights and ownership of your essay and all submitted information to Ascend Autism. Additionally, you also agree that your name, essay, and award amount may be used on our website, through announcements, or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter, etc) issued by Ascend Autism. You may remain anonymous if requested in your original submission. The winner of the essay scholarship is chosen entirely at the discretion of Ascend Autism. For questions about The Ascend Autism Annual Scholarship submission process or the status of your submission, call 877.323.8668.

Our Services

Ascend Autism provides evidence-based ABA treatment to children affected by autism in a welcoming and safe environment. An autism early intervention program offered by Ascend Autism is rooted in evidence-based practices (EBPs) and has been tested and published in scientific journals. Ascend Autism offers comprehensive autism spectrum disorder treatment including an early intervention program, targeted intervention program, social skills work program and parental services.

Our Team

Our team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) provides a range of autism spectrum disorder treatment programs. Our BCBAs will meet with you to determine the best course of autism treatment based on your unique needs. 

Contact Ascend Autism

Ascend Autism is here to answer all of your questions regarding autism spectrum disorder treatment and The Ascend Autism Annual Scholarship. Contact Ascend Autism at 877.323.8668 today.