Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. is proud to award a scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to a college applicant who is on the autism spectrum or has a documented learning disability. The Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship will go to the qualifying student who writes the best essay on the topic listed below. The deadline for the 2020 Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship is January 1, 2022.

With this scholarship, our attorneys and legal team hope to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder and special needs while also supporting the education and bright future of a young person who is overcoming their diagnosis and working toward a college degree.

If you meet the criteria for this scholarship, we invite you to write an essay and file your application through this website.

Eligibility for the 2020 Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship

To qualify for the 2020 Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a diagnosis or documented history of autism or a learning disability.
  • Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university undergraduate program in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.
  • Submit an essay as described below.
  • Agree to the scholarship terms and conditions.

2020 Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship Essay

The essay topic for the 2020 Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship is:

  • Who is your role model?

Your essay should be no more than 1,000 words and describe:

  • Who your role model is
  • Why they made a direct or indirect impact on your life
  • How they changed your life

How to Apply for the Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship

If you qualify to write an essay and compete for this scholarship, we encourage you to use the form on this page to submit your contact information, other requested information, and your essay. Please upload your essay and any other necessary documents in PDF format.

To be considered for the 2020 Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship award of $2,500, you must submit your application, essay, and any other materials before midnight on January 1, 2022. We will not accept applications submitted by email, in person, via mail, or any other method outside of this page.

For any questions regarding the scholarship or submitting your application, you can reach assistance at the office of Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. at (631) 600-0000.

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