Internal Scholarship

George S. Osborne Memorial Scholarship 

Established to honor the founding dean of the College of Audiology, this scholarship is awarded to selected first-year students in the on-campus Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program.  Awards are merit-based, ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 per year, and are renewable for four years.  Recipients will be selected in late February and notified of their award prior to the start the program.  Applicants to the program are encouraged to complete admissions requirements prior to February of the year of desired enrollment into the program to be considered for this scholarship. 

External Scholarships

Audiology Foundation of America Outstanding AuD Student Scholarship

The AFA Outstanding Third Year AuD Student Scholarship provides funds for one student pursuing the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from institutions in the U.S. or Canada and who are entering the third year of an AuD program. Students are recognized for their academic achievement and professional potential. One scholarship of $4500 will be given this year. The program is made possible through donations to the Audiology Foundation of America.
Each nominee must:
  • be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. and its territories or Canada.
  • not be a licensed (or registered) practicing audiologist.
  • be enrolled in a 4 year AuD program.
  • currently be in the second year of an AuD program.
  • be a full-time student.
  • be nominated by their program director or faculty member. 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation’s Minority Student Scholarship

Racial/ethnic minority students who are U.S. citizens, who are accepted for graduate study in speech-language pathology or audiology, and who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement are eligible to compete for a scholarship. This scholarship is supported by the ASH Foundation's Minority Fund.

AMBUCS Scholarship Program Information

For over 50 years, National AMBUCS™, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to therapy students in their junior/senior year in a bachelor’s degree program, or a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree.

Awards range from $500 to $1,500 annually. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Approximately $150,000 is awarded annually. Award monies are deposited each semester to the student’s credit account with the financial aid office of the educational institution. Students must be accepted in an accredited program by the appropriate health therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and hearing audiology. Assistant programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, US citizenship, commitment to local community, demonstrated academic accomplishment, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives.

National AMBUCS™, Inc. will accept applications from Mid-January until April 15 annually. Note: students will not be notified of their semi-finalist status by mail, they must check the on-line listing. Final scholarships winners will be announced in late June. Chapters will be mailed the award certificates after awards are announced.

National Black Association For Speech, Language And Hearing

The National Black Association for Speech-Language & Hearing (NBASLH) invites black students to submit a research paper to competition for a scholarship award. A panel of professionals will use a blind review process to select one recipient for a $1000 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded at NBASLH’s annual convention.  The recipient will receive a travel allowance to attend the convention and present the research paper.

ELIGIBILITY: Any black student who is enrolled at least half time in a master’s degree program in speech-language pathology, audiology or speech and hearing sciences. Post baccalaureate students who are working toward completing the professional academic requirements for entry to a master’s program may also apply. Please note that the competition is not available to undergraduate or doctoral students. The student must be enrolled in school at the time the award is made.

Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship Program

$1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school year. Support from Sertoma provides the funding for the scholarships.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States of America, must be accepted into a graduate level program in speech language pathology and/or audiology at a college or university in the United States, accredited by ASHA’s Council on Academic Accreditation, and must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate and graduate level course work.

Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) Scholarship Programs

CASLPA has three scholarship categories offering 17 scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $2,500. Applicants must be enrolled in a master's degree program in speech-language pathology or audiology and will be evaluated based on level of academic work, clinical practicum, references and an essay including career goals.

Applicants must be a student member of CASLPA.

National Association of Junior Auxiliaries

Begun in 1962, the NAJA Scholarship Program has awarded more than 429 grants totaling over $881,865.00 for graduate study in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. The Betty W. Robbins Endowed Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Robbins family in memory of Betty Robbins of Ruston, Louisiana, who served the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. as Director of Region V, First Vice-President and President (1992-1993).  Contributions from Junior Auxiliary Chapters, the National Association, memorials, and honorary gifts from individuals and groups support the Program.  The Robbins family makes matching funds available annually to challenge Chapters to increase their support of scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded each April. If more than one Scholarship year is required to complete studies, the recipient may reapply, provided all previous agreements have been fulfilled satisfactorily.

Applicant must be:

  • Working or planning to work DIRECTLY with children.
  • Pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education.
  • A U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas.
  • Planning to attend a U.S. college or university for full-time or part-time study. 
The Application and Re-application forms are available online ONLY between September 1st and February 1st from the NAJA Web site.

Indian Health Service Scholarship

Indian Health programs need dedicated health and allied health professionals to fill staffing needs - people like you who envision a career with a purpose and mission, and who are willing to commit to working in Indian communities where they can truly make a difference.

The mission of IHS is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level. Because of the IHS scholarship program, many qualified health professionals are given the opportunity to pursue their career, as well as help their own communities.