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This year the Kern Autism Network, Inc. is offering the following scholarships for children and adults with autism.  See below those available and their criteria to qualify.  When available the link will be alive to download an application.

  • Private Swim Lessons at American Kids Sports Center on Allen Road:  Documentation of autism diagnosis and application form must be submitted for consideration.  Those selected will be contacted by our office of their status.  If documentation is missing the applicant will be responsible for getting documents into the autism office prior to notification if awarded.  Please do not contact the American Kids Sports Center, this process of qualifying is done through our office ONLY


  • Awarded Scholarships
  • Community Partner AKSC-Summer Swim Scholarships 2023-AWARDED
  • Community Partner-Skyhawk Sports Academy Summer Scholarships 2023-AWARDED
  • Community Partner AKSC-Winter Swim Scholarships 2023-AWARDED
  • Community Partner AKSC-Summer Swim Scholarships 2022-AWARDED
  • Community Partner AKSC-Winter Swim Scholarships 2022-AWARDED
  • Community Partner AKSC-Summer Swim Scholarships 2021-AWARDED


Sponsors/Donors/Community Partners for 2019: Top Hat Art Collective, Richard Deval Autism Project, Canyon Hills Pre-School & Daycare, Anonymous Private Donors, American Kids Sports Center and the Give BIG Campaign donors.






Sponsors/Donors/Community Partners for 2018:  Beneficial State Bank, Hodel’s Country Dining, Richard Deval Autism Project, Anonymous Donors and Dignity Mercy Memorial Health.




Camp Sponsors/Donors for 2017: Wells Fargo Bank, Midway Sunset Cogeneration Company, Baron’s Autos Parts, Holder’s Mechanical, Holder’s Air Conditioning & Heating, Golden Empire Transmission & Clutch, Hooters of Bakersfield, Pappy’s, Spencer’s, Bakersfield Karting Experience, Flame Burger, Maya Bakersfield 16, Fitness 19, Sam’s Club Bakersfield Store, LaTiDa Boutique, Don Perico, Brooklyn’s BBQ, Bakersfield Sports Nutrition, Tehachapi Tatoo, Sign Tek, RAD Custom Graphics, Les Schwab, Incognito Design, Victory Circle Chassis & Parts, KP Production, Scott Schweitzer, Bakersfield Speedway Racers, Friends and Families.

2017 Racing for Autism at Bakersfield Speedway!

Camp Sponsors/Donors for 2016: Terry Bedford Concrete Construction Inc., Hall Commercial Vehicle Service, Inc., Kaliert Family, Budget Bolt, Sun Coast Material, Holders Air Conditioning & Heating, Dan Fabbri Farms, A-1 Automotive, Shawn Schwattzenberger Team S-15 Racing, Baron’s Car Quest, Pour House, Golden Empire Transmission, Colombo Construction Co. Inc., Holders Mechanical Inc., Ryan Smith Motorsports, Pappy’s Coffee Shop, The Wild, Elephant Bar, Corner Bakery, Temblor Brewing Company, Don Perico, Regency Lanes Bowling Center, Spencers Coffee Shop, Maya Cinema 16, Chuy’s, Les Schwab Tire Center, Bakersfield Used Cars, Arne R. Oftedal CPA, Speedy’s Taco Bar & Grill, Bakersfield Speedway Racers, Friends and Families.

Racing Donation