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Action Behavior Centers ABA Therapy Scholarship - Benefit: $1000 - Must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident enrolled in college full-time and planning to major in ABA therapy or a related field

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Graduate Student Research Grant - Benefit: up to $1000 - Must be a graduate student and a member of ABCT. Must be seeking funding for an unfunded thesis or dissertation research project approved by your faculty advisor
Must include letter of support from faculty advisor

Autism Speaks Sir Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowship Program - Benefit: $32,000 for two-year fellowship (includes $24,000 stipend plus $8000 annual allowance)

Behavioral Gerontology SIG Student Researcher Award - Must be a graduate or undergraduate student who is first author on a behavioral gerontology or age-related talk or poster

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) Student Paper Competition - Benefit: $1000 - Must agree to present paper at the annual BABAT conference in Amherst, MA in October

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) B.F. Skinner Foundation Student Poster Competition Award - $500 - Must be able to attend the annual BABAT conference in Amherst, MA in October

B.F. Skinner Foundation/BABAT Student Research Award - Benefit: $500 - Must be able to attend the annual BABAT conference in Amherst, MA in October

Chris Anderson Research Grant of the Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) Network SIG - Must be a graduate psychology submitting a research proposal in the OBM area of ABA. Both the researcher (applicant) and sponsoring faculty mentor must be a member of the OBM Network

Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Eleanor Guetzloe Undergraduate Scholarship - Must be a student enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies related to working with children with behavioral needs

EverSpark Interactive Autism Awareness Scholarship - Benefit: $1000 - Must be studying autism-related research at a university
Must have a 2.6 GPA

Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior SIG Student Paper Award - Benefit: complimentary ABAI conference registration and a small monetary award

Forest J. Files Research Award - Must be an undergraduate or graduate or recent (one year or less) ABA student or graduate
Must submit an original paper of basic or applied behavior analytic research

John R.Z. Abela Student Dissertation Award/ABCT - Benefit: $500 - Must be a doctoral student and a member of ABCT
Dissertation research topic must be related to cognitive behavioral therapy, specifically the development, maintenance and/or treatment of depression in children under 18

Leonard Krasner Student Dissertation Award/ABCT - Benefit: $1000 - 

Organization for Autism Research Graduate Research Grant - Benefit: $1000 for master’s degree students conducting autism research, $2000 for doctoral or post- doctoral students

Penn State World Campus Scholarship - Must be enrolled a Penn State World Campus behavioral health and analysis program and have completed at least 24 credits

Percy Martinez Autism Scholarship - Benefit: $5000 - Must be involved in an autism program as a volunteer or intern, OR Must have interest in education, OR Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited school

Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA) International Development Grant - Benefit: $1000 - Must be interested in developing and promoting behavior analysis on an international scale

SABA Innovative Student Research Grant - Benefit: up to two $2000 dissertation grants (applied research and basic research) and two $1000 master’s thesis grants (applied research and basic research) are awarded each academic year

SABA Senior Student Presenter Grant - Benefit: SABA will pay for the winner’s registration to present at the SABA annual conference

SABA Sidney W. & Janet R. Bijou Grant - Benefit: up to two $10,000 grants are awarded each academic year

Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis SIG Research and Dissemination Grant - Benefit: Two grants of $250 each are awarded each academic year- one for research and one for application or dissemination. Additionally, every completed application gets the applicant one year of free membership in the SPABA.

TEACH Grant - Must commit to teaching in this field in a low-income school upon graduation

The Wing Institute Student Research Grant - Must be a graduate student who wishes to research evidence-based education

Verbal Behavior SIG Student Grant - Benefit: up to $500 - Must be a graduate or undergraduate student in VB ABA

Virginia A. Roswell Student Dissertation Award/ABCT - Benefit: $1000 - Must be a doctoral student and a member of ABCT

Alabama ABA Scholarships -
Graduate Assistantship, Jacksonville State University M.S. in Psychology with Concentration in ABA

Arizona ABA Scholarships - Elk River Teens Path to Success Scholarship - Benefit: $500-$5000 - Must be enrolled full-time as a junior, senior or graduate student, with a major in counseling, psychology, social work or related field. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Arkansas ABA Scholarships - Pam Biesiot Memorial Scholarship/Arkansas Support Network - Must be an employee of Arkansas Support Network, Inc. or immediate family member. Must be pursuing an educational endeavor that will benefit ABA/autism/disabilities

California ABA Scholarships


Autism Research Postdoctoral Training Program – University of California Davis - Benefit: $30,000

B.F. Skinner Foundation/California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA) Research Award - Benefit: Two $500 awards each academic year

Julie Vargas/CalABA Research Award - Benefit: Two $250 awards each academic year - Must be enrolled in or a recent (one year) graduate of a graduate ABA program in California

Colorado ABA Scholarships


Butcher Innovation Awards - Benefit: up to $10,000 - Must be a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher at Colorado University and an investigator on a translational or communications research study

Connecticut ABA Scholarships

Creamer Shea Memorial Scholarship for Professional Development - Benefit: up to $1000/semester; recipients may reapply for additional semesters. Must be a special education teacher, speech language professionals, paraprofessional or other educator currently working in Connecticut with children with autism

Delaware ABA Scholarships


Daniel and Lois Gray Memorial Scholarship/Autism Delaware - Benefit: $1000 - Must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Delaware pursuing a career in ABA/autism

Florida ABA Scholarships

B.F. Skinner Foundation Florida Graduate Student Research Scholarship - Benefit: $500 - Must submit cover letter, abstract, introduction, methods and references electronically to behaviorgirl@gmail.com. Faculty letter of support must be emailed directly from the faculty member.

Project Intensive Intervention Grant at Florida Atlantic University - Benefit: covers tuition in Department of Exceptional Student Education with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) master’s degree program
 
Georgia ABA Scholarships


Jan L. Branham Scholarship/University of Georgia College of Education - Must be a currently enrolled graduate student studying ABA/autism at the University of Georgia

Hawaii ABA Scholarships


M.Ed. SPED: Ho’olako Grant Cohort/University of Hawai’i at Manoa College of Education - Benefit: Tuition stipend for 33 credits, initial $1400 stipend at beginning of program, $600 registration and travel stipend to attend regional or state conference to present research. Must already hold a Hawaii teaching license and have two years of experience with ABA/autistic students in a rural, remote or disadvantaged area within the state of Hawaii

Idaho ABA Scholarships

Dr. Stephen S. & Susan Feit Scholarship/Idaho State University - Must be an Idaho State University student in the Department of Counseling
Must write an essay on your educational aims and career choices

Illinois ABA Scholarships


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Merit Scholarship - Benefit: up to $10,000, renewable up to three years for full-time five-year degree programs and up to two years for full-time programs of four years or less. Must be a new, incoming, domestic student of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology President’s Scholarship - Benefit: up to $7000, non-renewable

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Dean’s Scholarship - Benefit: up to $5000, non-renewable

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Global Impact Scholarship - Benefit: $1000, non-renewable

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology International Student Grant - Benefit: between $1500 and $14,500 (non-renewable)

Indiana ABA Scholarships

Ball State University Graduate Assistantship/Masters in ABA program - Benefit: varies, includes stipend and a majority waiver of tuition cost. Must be a student in Ball State’s Masters in ABA program

Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Psychology/Indiana University - If selected, must work 20-30 hours/week with clients in outpatient setting and 10 hours/week research

Iowa ABA Scholarships

Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Grants /Iowa Department of Public Health - Benefit: up to 50% of your tuition and fees

Kansas ABA Scholarships

University of Kansas Scholarships - ASD-EBD Partnership Grant - Benefit: $10,000 for full-time master’s student, $26,000 for full-time doctoral student. Upon acceptance of grant, you must sign a contract with the U.S. Department of Education stating that you are committed to maintaining full-time employment for two years with ASD students

Helen Jedlicka Mandigo Student Scholarship - Benefit: $500 - Must be enrolled at University of Kansas in an applied behavioral science program
Must be currently receiving financial aid/assistance

Harley S. Nelson Family Scholarship - Benefit: $1500 - Must be enrolled in humanities or social sciences at the University of Kansas
Merit-based award

Kentucky ABA Scholarships


Janet Johnson Memorial Scholarship/Northern Kentucky University - Must be a special education/ABA major at Northern Kentucky University. Preference given to candidates with experience working with children with special needs
Must include recommendation by education professor

Louisiana ABA Scholarships

McNeese State University Graduate Assistantship- MA in Psychology with concentration in ABA - Benefit: varies, includes monthly stipend and 50% tuition reduction

Lynda J. Mazzola Memorial Scholarship Fund/Autism Society of Maine - Benefit: $2500 - Must have completed a bachelor’s degree and have been accepted to a master’s or doctoral ABA program

Maryland ABA Scholarships

Bridgers-Moore Autism Studies Scholarship/Towson University - Benefit: varies. Must be in the Towson University Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Autism Studies and plan to pursue a career in ABA/autism

Dorothy Lattner Memorial Scholarship/Autism Society Montgomery County, MD - Benefit: $500

Massachusetts ABA Scholarships

William James College Behavioral Health Initiative Scholarship - Must be a graduate student in William James College’s counseling department in good academic standing and work at a Community Mental Health agency

Michigan ABA Scholarships

Michigan State University ABA Scholarships - Benefit: Seven scholarships covering up to 18 credit hours are available for the college’s fully online program

Minnesota ABA Scholarships

Autism Recovery Foundation Applied Behavioral Analysis Graduate Program Scholarship - Benefit: $1000 per year, recipients may re-apply

Mississippi ABA Scholarships

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources Scholarship/University of Southern Mississippi - Must be a student in the University of Southern Mississippi Department of Psychology’s Applied Behavior Analysis master’s program

University of Southern Mississippi Dr. Stan Kuczaj Psychology Scholarship - Benefit: varies - Must be a student at the University of Southern Mississippi in the psychology program, focusing on brain and behavior

Missouri ABA Scholarships


Missouri State University Scholarships:

Arbuckle Leadership Award - Must be at least an undergraduate sophomore or enrolled in the Master of Science in Psychology program at MSU
Must submit two letters of recommendation

Bryan Scot Schowengerdt Memorial Scholarship- Benefit: $550 per academic year - Must be at least a sophomore full-time student at MSU with a major in psychology

Jennifer L. Stewart Memorial Psychology Scholarship - Benefit: $2000/year

Larry and Meredith Bass Memorial Scholarship - Benefit: $250 -

Montana ABA Scholarships


Graduate Assistantship/Montana State University Billings - Benefit: $2500/semester - Must be a graduate student in MSU’s Special Education/ABA program

Nebraska ABA Scholarships

Assistantship/Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area/ Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis

Nevada ABA Scholarships

Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis Student Research Presentation Award - Benefit: $100 - Must be an undergraduate or graduate student or recent graduate (six months) of an ABA program.

New Hampshire ABA Scholarships

Antioch University New England Applied Psychology Internship Site Scholarship - Benefit: $10,000

The Colby Smith Scholarship/Antioch University - Benefit: $5000

New Jersey ABA Scholarships

ABA Graduate Assistantship at Caldwell University - Benefit: 100% tuition up to 9 graduate credits/year

Alexis Kate Special Education Teachers Scholarship/Eden Autism - Benefit: $500 - Must be a New Jersey college student with a special education major and demonstrated extracurricular commitment to the ABA/autism field

New Mexico ABA Scholarships

University of New Mexico Graduate Assistantship - Must be a graduate student in UNM’s Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis program taking at least six hours of graduate course work

New York ABA Scholarships

Endowed Teaching as Applied Behavior Analysis Scholarship/Teachers College Columbia University - Must be accepted into the Teachers College of Columbia University

Foundation for Empowering Citizens with Autism, Inc. Scholarship - Benefit: varies (usually $500) - Must be a resident of New York or enrolled in a New York college or university in a continuing education program involving ABA/working with children with autism

North Carolina ABA Scholarships

North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis Student Scholarship Award - Benefit: $100 plus complimentary conference registration for the North Carolina Association of Behavior Analysis annual conference

North Dakota ABA Scholarships

North Dakota Counseling Association Graduate Scholarship Program - Benefit: $1000 - Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a graduate ABA program in a North Dakota college or university

Ohio ABA Scholarships

Hazel F. Gabbard Award/University of Cincinnati - Must be a master’s or doctoral student in psychology/ABA at University of Cincinnati

Oklahoma ABA Scholarships

Transition ABA Scholars Master’s Degree Program/University of Oklahoma - Benefit: $18,000 plus $1500 to attend conferences, distributed over two years.  Must be studying ABA in a master’s program at the University of Oklahoma. Must work with targeted students for two years for every one year of support received

Sooner Scholars Doctoral Degree Program/University of Oklahoma - Benefit: $28,000 annually up to four years, plus $1500 travel allowance for conferences, a laptop computer and office space/support

Oregon ABA Scholarships

Education Scholarship/Southern Oregon University M.Ed. Program with Emphasis in ABA and ASD - Must be a student in Southern Oregon University’s M.Ed. program with Emphasis in ABA and ASD

Pennsylvania ABA Scholarships

CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) Psychology Internship Program - Benefit: $28,352 for one year, distributed bi-weekly. Must be a doctoral -level student studying psychology with an emphasis on ABA/autism - Must commit to work for one year

East Stroudsburg University Scholarships - Must be a special education student at East Stroudsburg University

Dr. John Kovalkoski Memorial Endowed Scholarship - Must be a special education student at East Stroudsburg University

Roger Dunlap III Scholarship/Slippery Rock University - Benefit: $1000 - Must be a junior or senior special education major with service or involvement working with autism

University of Pittsburgh School of Education Early Intervention/Autism Specialization Scholarship Program - Benefit: varies, up to $20,000. Must be a full-time graduate-level student in the school’s Early Intervention with Autism Specialization program

Rhode Island ABA Scholarships

Alfred and Mark Kosowski Fund - University of Rhode Island - Must be a full-time graduate student at the University of Rhode Island in a behavioral science program

South Carolina ABA Scholarships

South Carolina Autism Society Scholarship-University of South Carolina Department of Education - Must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the University of South Carolina Department of Education wishing to study autism disorders

Tennessee ABA Scholarships

Vanderbilt University Department of Special Education Grant for Preparation of Training Certified Behavior Analysts with Advanced Knowledge in Special Education. Benefit: Grant will pay tuition for two years of full-time study as a graduate student in the school’s special education and ABA program

Texas ABA Scholarships

Texas Autism Collaborative Autism Leadership Grant - Must be a potential doctoral student in ABA/autism field. Must have experience working with people with autism and plan to have a career in autism/ABA


Texas Tech Burkhart Center Autism Studies Scholarship - Must be a master’s or doctoral student involved in ABA/autism education research
 

Utah ABA Scholarships

University of Utah Department of Special Education Leadership Training Grant. Benefit: $30,000/year. Must be a full-time University of Utah doctoral student in ABA. Must participate in research assistant activities for at least 20 hours/week

Vermont ABA Scholarships

Castleton Educators Scholarship - Benefit: up to $1440 per semester - Must be a licensed, working K-12 educator. Must be continuing your education at Castleton University in the Master in Education/ABA program.


Virginia ABA Scholarships

Deborah Braffman Schroeder Research Scholarship/Virginia Commonwealth University - Must be a graduate student in VCU’s psychology/ABA program. Must pursue research in psychology

Donald D. Hammill Scholarship/Lynchburg College - Must be enrolled in Lynchburg College’s graduate special education/ABA program

Dr. Peter Zucker Scholarship/Virginia Commonwealth University - Must be a graduate student in VCU’s psychology/ABA program

Katherine C. Radford Scholarship/Lynchburg College - Must be a graduate student in Lynchburg College’s special education/ABA program

KOVAR Scholarship/Lynchburg College - Must be a graduate student in Lynchburg College’s special education/ABA program

Buckley Moss Scholarship/Lynchburg College - Must be a graduate student in Lynchburg College’s special education/ABA program

Powell Foundation Scholarship/Lynchburg College - Must be from Campbell or Pittsylvania counties in Virginia. Must be a graduate student in Lynchburg College’s special education/ABA program

Washington ABA Scholarships

Covey Teacher Endowment/University of Washington Department of Education - Must be a graduate student in the University of Washington M.Ed. Special Education/ABA program

Dr. Elizabeth Street Scholarship for Applied Behavior Analysis for Graduate Students/Central Washington University - Must be a Washington resident. Must be a graduate student in the MS ABA program at Central Washington University

West Virginia ABA Scholarships

Graduate Assistantship- West Virginia University Ph.D. in Psychology-Behavior Analysis program - Benefit: varies, includes stipend, health insurance and partial tuition waiver

Wisconsin ABA Scholarships

Kadane Foundation Scholarship/Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin - Benefit: $5000 - Must reside in one of the following counties in Wisconsin: Sauk, Rock, Richland, Lafayette, Iowa, Green, Grant, Dane, Crawford, Columbia). Must be a current member of the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin

Som N. Ghei and Ram Kaur Ghei Scholarship/University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh - Benefit: $1500 - Must be an undergraduate or graduate student in Psychology/ABA at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh