Communication Sciences and Disorders Department:
CSD Scholarship - $500 – One scholarship of up to $500 is available to undergraduate students who have a history of high scholarship and demonstration of academic and clinical potential as well as financial need. Applications are due by 4/15.
Fairhaven Lions Scholarship: - $1,000 is awarded to an undergraduate CSD student, interested in Audiology, who plans a career working with the hearing impaired. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated academic excellence and financial need. Applications are due by 4/15.
Loren Webb Scholarship: - $1,500 is awarded to an undergraduate CSD major, interested in Audiology who plans a career working with the hearing impaired. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated academic excellence and financial need. Applications are due by 4/15.
Sam Polen Audiology Scholarship: - $1000 is awarded to an undergraduate CSD student, interested in Audiology who plans a career working with the hearing impaired. Preference will be given to student with demonstrated academic excellence and financial need. Applications are due by 4/15.
Paul Woodring Scholarship: - $3,000 ($1,000 each quarter) is awarded “without regard to race, sex or religion, but to those students who, in the judgment of faculty members who know them, seem most likely to make substantial contributions to mankind as a result of their liberal education.” One student can be nominated per department. Application Form must be submitted by the deadline date with proper attachments. (see department secretary for App. Form. Applications are due to CSD 4/1, and due in the Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s office 4/12 with a supporting letter from the department and a transcript.
Scottish Rite Foundation of Washington, a Masonic Philanthropy
To qualify for the Scottish Rite Scholarship Program, you must be a full-time student at WWU, a US citizen, a Washington State resident and have at least a 3.0 GPA. An interview is required prior to receiving an application. The scholarship awards are in the range of $2000 - $2500 and are awarded to students who demonstrate exemplary citizenship and academics. The scholarship award is renewable under certain conditions.
The application process opens at www.wascottishrite.org starting on November 1, 2012. The deadline for completed applications is March 31, 2013. Awards are announced in June. Contact the Director for the Bellingham area, Mark Quenneville with any questions. He can be reached at email@example.com or at 360-738-8203.
Washington State Employee Credit Union
Any WSECU member can apply for this scholarship. The award is for students pursuing a four-year or graduate degree in the fall quarter of this year. Applicant must be a WSECU member in good standing when the application is reviewed and the scholarship is awarded. WSECU elected volunteers and their family members as well as Scholarship Committee Members and their family members, are not eligible for this scholarship. Information on the award for 2013 will be available in January 2013. http://wsecu.org/x1854.xml
Whatcom Educational Credit Union
Two scholarships for $1500 a piece will be awarded to two full-time students pursuing a degree, with the equivalent of junior status or higher as of Fall Quarter, 2013. The Application deadline is April 2013. Applications and the exact due date for applications are available through the school's Financial Aid office.
TheSpecial Educator Employment Konsortium –SEEK-- is sponsored by Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver, Washington. Three ESD’s (ESD 105 in Yakima, ESD 123 in Pasco, and ESD 112 in Vancouver) and more than 50 school districts across the southern part of Washington state participate in SEEK.
The Education Assistance Awards Program is designed to fill openings in the short-term. It is seeks masters’ degree students for Speech Language Pathology, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and School Psychologist candidates to work in schools and provides incentives. Incentives include an Education Assistance Award that may be used to defray tuition and/or other educational expenses; full-time paid public school practicum’s during the final year of the degree program (length depends on university requirements); and qualified mentors for the internship. Candidates who are accepted into this program agree to employment with their sponsoring district for a minimum of 2 years following award of the degree. Additional information may be found on their website: http://web3.esd112.org/specialized-services-birth-21/seek/about
Contact information for SEEK applicants: Marlene Gonzalez e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Marlene Gonzalez (360) 750-7500 ext. 393 Office
Program Coordinator-SEEK (360) 953-4899 Cell
Specialized Student Services/ESD 112 (360) 906-1010 Fax
2500 NE 65th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98661
Scottish Rite Graduate Scholarships
Jack Blankinship Memorial Fellowship (Scottish Rite Foundation) Established Fall 2000 for a 1st year graduate SLP fellowship in the amount of $5,000. Income level of parents will not be considered in the selection process. Washington State residents get preference. Application is mailed to WA State residents upon acceptance into the graduate program. Applications are due by 4/15.
The Sam and Millie Hilburn Scholarships are available to worthy candidates obtaining a graduate degree in the field of Childhood Language Disorders. This scholarship is in the amount of $5,000 per year towards tuition costs, books, and school fees, for a maximum of two years. The application and additional information may be found at their website: http://scottishrite.org/about/philanthropy-scholarships/scholarships/
Applications are due by 4/1.
CSD Graduate Scholarship - $500 – One department scholarship from our CSD Western Foundation Account of up to $500 is available to graduate students who have a history of high scholarship and demonstration of academic and clinical potential as well as financial need. Applications are due by 4/15.
Pechthalt Family Scholarship: - $1200 – One scholarship available to graduate students with financial need with priority given to returning parents and/or older students. Applications are due by 4/15.
Sene and Louella Carlile Communication Sciences and Disorders Scholarship - Two $1,200 scholarships were available for CSD graduate students for the academic 2012 – 2013 year. Academic year 2013-2014 awards to be announced. Applications are due by 4/15.
Sene and Louella Carlile Communication Sciences and Disorders Fellowship - $1,200– Awarded to support graduate students studying speech or an allied area, such as communication or theater, or to students whose studies are related to the improvement of the use of the English language. Applications are due by 4/15.
Available from National Sources:
Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship Program: 30 Communicative Disorders Scholarships worth $2,500 each awarded yearly. This is a merit based scholarship available to North American citizens with a cumulative gpa of 3.2 that are accepted into a master’s degree program in speech language pathology and/or audiology in the U.S. Applications due 3/30 and can be found at: http://www.sertoma.org
AMBUCS Scholars – for Speech pathology, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy
Online application: www.ambucs.com only. Awards range from $500 to $1,500 annually. Deadline is around April 15th. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, must document financial need, must be accepted at the junior or senior undergraduate, or graduate level in Speech-Language Pathology. The applicant must express intent to enter clinical practice in chosen field of therapy in the U. S. upon completion of course of study for which aid is requested.
British Columbia Residents enrolled in a Speech/Hearing Therapy Programme, planning to work for a minimum of 2 years in Canada after graduation, and with at least one more year of studies ahead of them. Quest Society for Hearing Enhancement of Summerland offers $1,000 CND. For further information, contact Wendy M W Couriard, President, Box 1668, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0. Application due 30 April approximately.