Raven Scholars Program
Serving Students on the Autism Spectrum
The Raven Scholars Program is an individualized, supported-transition program for University of Idaho students on the autism spectrum. This award-winning program was founded in 2011 with funds generously donated by Tom Alberg and Judi Beck of The Raven Trust. The Raven Scholars Program supports students on the autism spectrum by providing coordination for individualized wraparound services.
Participation in the Raven Scholars Program provides opportunities for:
- Daily or Weekly Planning Meetings
- Individual Coaching
- Life and Social Skills Classes
- Social Events
- Membership in The Autism Spectrum Alliance
- Service Learning Opportunities
- and more
How to Participate
Students who would like to be considered for participation in the Raven Scholars Program are welcome to contact us and arrange a visit. Email Raven Scholars coordinator, Leslie Gwartney, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (208) 885-9107.
Faculty & Staff Resources
We're here to provide insight, support and knowledge about autism to members of the campus community. Schedule a meeting to discuss academic supports for students on the autism spectrum by emailing Raven Scholars Program Coordinator, Leslie Gwartney, at email@example.com or by calling (208) 885-9107.
The Raven Scholars Program supports college success for students who are on the Autism Spectrum by providing peer mentoring, coordination of campus services, and opportunities to improve academic and life skills.
The Raven Scholars Program will be the premier university program in the Pacific Northwest for students on the Autism Spectrum, empowering students to reach their peak academic performance, develop personal strengths, contribute to their communities and prepare for meaningful careers.
The Raven Scholars program embraces values that support the university’s strategic planning and goals. We value:
- Personal and institutional transformation
- Academic excellence
- Empower program participants to achieve academic success and participate fully in the university experience.
- Provide insight, support and knowledge about autism to members of the campus community.
- Enrich the diversity of the campus culture through the inclusion of people who are on the autism spectrum.
- Encourage program participants to develop meaningful careers and make valuable contributions to their communities.