Michael Scott Memorial Scholarship

The Michael Scott Memorial Scholarship valued at $1000 annually. It is awarded to one graduate of a senior high school in Newfoundland and Labrador with officially diagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Eligibility To be eligible to apply for the Michael Scott Memorial Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a Canadian citizen Reside in Newfoundland and Labrador Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming challenges Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities Be graduating high school and entering a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2019 Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65 with a graduation diploma that is either Distinction, Academic, or General Be accepted into an accredited program or curriculum at a NL College or University as a full-time student Have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder Applicants for the Michael Scott Memorial Scholarship are required to complete the application in its entirety.  The Autism Society, Newfoundland […]

Raise Your Hand: NL Election 2019 Resources

Issues That Matter On Thursday May 16, 2019 Newfoundlanders & Labradorians head to the polls for a provincial election. Each of us has the choice to support representatives we believe will help make the best decisions for our province. This includes decisions about how our province supports people on the autism spectrum and their families. You may be interested in starting a conversation with your local candidate to gauge their understanding and support for issues that matter to the autism community. Our 2018 Position Statement Booklet may help guide your conversations and questions. Letters to Leaders Letter to Leader Dwight Ball Liberal Response Letter to Autism Society, NL Letter to Leader Ches Crosbie PC Response Letter to Autism Society, NL  Letter to Leader Allison Coffin NDP Response Letter to Autism Society, NL Our Downloadable Resources Download our Position Statement Booklet (PDF) Candidate Question Guide Election Resources Liberal Party Platform Progressive […]