Naples, FL, November 21, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Graduating high school seniors in Collier, Hendry, and Lee Counties planning college majors in special education or related disciplines are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship offered by Eden Autism Services, a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization with Florida locations in Naples and Fort Myers. The $1,000 scholarship is part of the Eden Institute Foundation Scholars Program.
Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the basis of high school grades, community involvement, and a short essay describing personal career goals as they pertain to the student’s intended field of study. Applications are available at local high schools or can be downloaded from Eden’s website, www.edenautismservices.org. The deadline for applications is April 9, 2010.
Eden Autism Services has been improving the lives of individuals and their families since 1975. Eden Florida opened in July of 1996 and offers year-round educational services, respite care, clinical, diagnostic and consulting services, training for area educators and health care professionals and adult residential and employment services. The Eden Institute Foundation Scholars Program is intended to encourage students to pursue careers in special education and to become more aware of autism. For more information, visit the website or email email@example.com.