Scholarship for Student with a Disability

Scholarship Description

Full-time graduate students with disability enrolled in a communication sciences and disorders program and demonstrating outstanding academic achievement are eligible to compete for a $2,000 scholarship underwritten by the Leslie Isenberg Fund and the American Business Clubs.  In order to be eligible to receive one of the graduate scholarships, students must meet the following criteria:  Graduate Study 1. The student must be accepted for graduate study in a communication sciences and disorders program.  Master’s degree candidates must be in a program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (formerly ASHA ESB-accredited program); this is not mandatory for doctoral degree candidates.  2. The student must be enrolled for full-time study (twelve or more credit hours) or the full-time standard.  If the full-time standard is less than twelve credit hours, the student must provide documentation from the college or university stating what its standard is.  Academic and Personal Merit 3. The student must submit official university transcripts of academic coursework, credits and grades.  If the official transcript does not display the current G.P.A., the student must submit college or university documentation verifying his/her G.P.A.  4. The student must be recommended by a committee of two or more persons of the following status:  a. faculty at the student’s current college or university program;  b. faculty at the student’s past college or university program, for persons just completing undergraduate work; and c. colleagues (at least one supervisor) at the student’s current place of employment, for persons returning to school after being in the workforce.  Prior Funding 5. The student must not have received a prior scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 2000

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-06-09


Sponsoring Organization American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

Contact Person: Graduate Scholarships

Phone: 301-897-5700

Fax: 301-571-0457