(Awarded at World Down Syndrome Day event on March 18th– Applications must be received no later than February 17th)
College scholarships are offered to self-advocates or individuals with a family member with Down syndrome. Please refer to current guidelines and applications for the 2017 year. (download guidelines and application)
The Conference Scholarship Fund was designed to assist members who wished to attend conferences of subject matter that would be informative and useful to them and/or their family. (download guidelines and application).
Ann Barbour Music & Performing Arts Scholarship
Ann Barbour Memorial Scholarships are available to individuals with Down syndrome to fulfill their goals in pursuing education in music and the performing arts. (download ann-barbour-scholarship-guidelines and ann-barbour-scholarship-application ).
Recreation Scholarships are available to individuals with Down syndrome who wish to take part in recreational activities that include, but are not limited to, organized sports, summer camps, exercise classes, swim lessons, gymnastics and dance.
DSACO’s Education Scholarship program provides financial assistance to individuals with Down syndrome to participate in educational activities. These activities might include but are not limited to private tutoring, auditing college courses, purchase of educational electronic applications, DSACO’s Summer Learning Academy tuition, and DSACO’s Online Learning program fees. The program does not fund iPads or other electronic devices. (download guidelines and application)