The Autism Society of America offers various awards and scholarships each year. Scholarship winners are announced at ASA's National Conference and Exposition on Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Collins Scholarship is an annual award presented to individuals who are studying autism in graduate school. The scholarship was founded by Glenna B. Collins of Chicago, Illinois. Individuals with autism can apply for an annual scholarship provided by the Autism Society of America for vocational training or post-secondary education. The ASA scholarship awards $1,000 to the individual.