Scholarships

 
Scholarships designated for students who are deaf or hard of hearing or students with disabilities are included in a printable version: 2016 College Scholarships DHH.  This document is updated regularly as new scholarship applications become available, so please check back often! UPDATED JANUARY 2016.

If you have know of scholarships that should be added, please contact Sara Peterson.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION IS UPDATED AS APPLICATIONS BECOME AVAILABLE.  Last updated December 5, 2016


Scholarship: AG Bell College Scholarship Program

For: Senior high school students with a moderate to severe bilateral hearing loss who use listening and spoken language and are pursuing a degree at an accredited mainstream college or university

Award: Ranges from $1,000 to $10,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Application: http://www.agbell.org/financial-aid/college-scholarship-program/ 


Scholarship: Help America Hear Scholarship

For: Graduating high school seniors who have a hearing loss and require the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life

Award: $500 scholarship and two state-of-the-art ReSound Hearing Aids which best fit his/her hearing loss

Deadline: March 26, 2017

Applicationhttps://www.foundationforsightandsound.org/scholarship.php


Scholarship: Sertoma Scholarship for Students who are Hard of Hearing or Deaf

For: High school seniors with a bilateral hearing loss of 40 dB or greater who have a 3.2 GPA and are or will be pursing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis

Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Application: http://www.sertoma.org/scholarships


Scholarship: Microsoft DisAbility Scholarship

For: High school seniors living with a disability with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college declaring a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, legal, or business.  Must enroll in full time or half time status and need financial assistance to attend college.

Award: $5,000

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Application: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx


Google and Lime Connect: Google Lime Scholarship

Award:  $10,000.00

For:  A current undergraduate, graduate or PhD student enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada who has a visible or invisible disability and pursue a degree in a technical field, and who desires to work in a computer science or related field.

Deadline:  December 4, 2016

Link:http://www.limeconnect.com/opportunities/page/google-lime-scholarship-program


Scholarship: Cochlear Graeme Clark Scholarship

For: Graduating high school seniors who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing with a Nucleus Cochlear Implant who demonstrate commitment to the Cochlear ideals of leadership and humanity, and who will be an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college, university, or technical school during the 2014/2015 school year

Award: $2,000 per year for up to four years (paid at the completion of each year), assuming the scholarship recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA or better

Deadline: COMING SOON

Application: http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/us/recipients/nucleus-5/nucleus-5-support-and-community/scholarships/scholarship-details/scholarships


Scholarship: Cochlear Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship

For: Graduating high school seniors who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing using a Baha device who demonstrate commitment to the Cochlear ideals of leadership and humanity, and who will be an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college, university, or technical school during the 2014/2015 school year

Award: $2,000 per year for up to four years (paid at the completion of each year), assuming the scholarship recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA or better

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Application: http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/us/recipients/baha-other-processors/baha-other-processors-support-and-community/scholarships/scholarship-details/scholarships


Scholarship: Nancy J Bloch Leadership & Advocacy Scholarship

For: Qualifying deaf and hard of hearing students who seek to uphold the mission and values of the NAD during their internship at the NAD headquarters. Preference will be given to students pursuing law, government policy, non-profit management, or related degrees.

Award: Grant stipends:  The number of stipends provided each year are given on a funds available basis.

Deadline: COMING SOON

Application: http://nad.org/news/2015/1/2015-nancy-j-bloch-leadership-advocacy-scholarship


Scholarship: RIT SpiRIT Writing Contest

For: Sophomore and Junior students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing enrolled in 10th or 11th grades

Award: Your choice of a scholarship and travel expenses to the Explore Your Future  (EYF) program at NTID, or $500 (four scholarships will be awarded)

Deadline: March 17, 2017

Application:  http://www.rit.edu/ntid/writingcontest/


Scholarship: Law Offices of David A. Black Scholarship

For: A citizen of the United States with a 40dB (or greater) bilateral hearing loss

Award: Two $1,000 scholarships

Deadline: November 8, 2016

Application:http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/hearing-impaired-scholarship/?utm_source=eNEWS.040816.MedEl&utm_campaign=eNews.040816&utm_medium=email


Scholarship: Nebraska State Grange Deaf Education & Awareness Scholarship

Award: $500 (renewable over 4 years for up to $2,000)

For: An undergraduate or graduate student meeting one of the following criteria:
1.  Showing disability of profound hearing impairment in both ears
2.  Seeking a career in Deaf Education

  • Applicant must be a Nebraska Resident and a graduate from an accredited High School.
  • Applicant must show proof of hearing loss by audiology documentation (if applicable).
  • Applicant must provide verification of enrollment as a full time (12 credit hours) student into an institution of higher learning in a course of study to assist the deaf or hearing impaired.
  • Proof of scholastic ability is required. Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Scholarship will be paid to the college or university on behalf of the student at the beginning of the second semester of continued enrollment. Scholarship may be renewed by application over four years of continued enrollment, however, no individual may receive more than an accumulated total of $2,000.00.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

ScholarshipNebraska State Grange Deaf Education & Awareness Scholarship


Various Scholarships – Other Scholarship Opportunities

Several scholarship opportunities are listed on these websites:

https://delicious.com/hlpuears/Scholarship

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/students-with-hearing-impairments/


 CI Sertoma Scholarship

For:  Student who is a citizen of the US and has a cochlear implant.  Students must be either: a. Presently attending school on a full time basis; or b. Accepted for enrollment at a school on a full time basis.  The student must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree or associate degree, in any discipline. Graduate degrees do not qualify.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 31, 2016

ScholarshipCI Sertoma Scholarship 2016