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OVERVIEW
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This scholarship is specifically for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder whose families have a financial need

*The Autism Speaks Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Fund selects eligible organizations and programs to identify qualified financially disadvantaged individuals with autism and offer scholarship funds for swimming and water safety lessons.

​GUIDELINES
1.This scholarship is specifically for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder whose families have a financial need


2. Minimum age is 2.5, maximum age is 16


3. Priority goes to those applicants who have not previously been awarded a scholarship 


4. Scholarship amount does not cover 100% cost of all lessons, scholarship recipient family is required to pay the remaining    balance prior to lesson beginning 
*Family payment (after scholarship)  for Fall 2017 Season is  between $60 to $340 (depending on lesson type)
*Family payment (after scholarship) for Winter Season is between $100 and $300 (depending on lesson type)


5.  Applications must be submitted with all required documents by dates below
    1. For Fall 2017 Swim Season: 
September 11th, 2017
    2. For Winter 2018 Swim Season: 
November 1st, 2017


6.  Scholarship recipients are required to attend ALL lessons: NO EXCEPTIONS

    1. No Make-up lessons or credit will be given for any missed lessons 

    2. Excessive absences (more then 1 absence) will result in forfeit of the scholarship and 

        families will be required to pay for remaining lessons if they choose to continue.

7.  Scholarship is good for the season/term they were awarded for and can not be saved for      later date.

8.  No changes to day or time of lesson once lesson is booked.

9.  Full Payment for balance of lesson is required prior to lessons beginning

Please Note:
Classes are offered on Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
Scholarship recipient will be able to choose one day/time based on availability of lessons 


Fall Season Begins on Saturday September 16th and goes through December 23rd

For Fall 2017, there will be either 13 or 14 swim lessons, depending on dates

Winter Season begins on Saturday January 13th, 2018 (specific dates to be determined later)

For Winter 2018 there will be a total of 10 swim lessons. 


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