Autism Spectrum Disorder Grant Scholarships

Archived Reference for Current Grant Participants:

Last cohort started Fall 2018.

These scholarships will pay for:

  • Tuition and fees
    • 2 classes per semester (FALL, SPRING, SUMMER) for 2 years.
      See course sequence below.
    • Book stipend $200 per course
  • Some Conference Travel:
    • Stipend in the amount of $800 for each of the 10 incoming students to attend a Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education or a Council for Exceptional Children conference.
    • If selected --up to 3 students per year Research Dissemination at a national or regional conference for 3 students for 3 days and 2 nights including airfare, hotel, mileage reimbursement, and per-diem.
  • Childcare stipends in the amount of $250 per student per semester will be given throughout the program.

Pre-Scholarship Agreements and Exit Certifications, corresponding program regulations and FAQs can be obtained at

This grant has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Related press release at

In compliance with conditions under Division H, Title V, Section 505 of Public Law 113-76, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014:

  • 90.4% of the total costs of the project will be financed with Federal money
  • in the amount of $1,103,833.07 of Federal funds; and
  • 9.6% of the total costs of the project will be financed by UHV in the amount of $117,409.50.