CONGRATULATIONS to Nicole Smyth from Towson University, who won the 2017 MSHA Graduate Student Scholarship! And many thanks to all of the students who submitted applications to the Executive Board for consideration.
MSHA will be making changes to the scholarship award process beginning in 2018. All students who volunteer at the annual convention will be eligible to win the 2018 scholarship. A drawing will be held at the convention to determine the winner.
The Executive Board of MSHA works with the Community Foundation of Carroll County to maintain and administer a Graduate Scholarship fund for students attending Maryland universities, establishing guidelines, applications and standards for awarding grants.
In addition to MSHA scholarships, ASHA also awards Graduate Student Scholarships. Here is a link to their information, which includes many different opportunities for scholarship assistance. Please visit https://www.ashfoundation.org/grants/Graduate-Student-Scholarship for more information.
ASHA has created several programs to foster leadership and promote careers in academia and research. Please visit http://www.asha.org/Students/awards for more information on these opportunities.
Finding Financial Aid
A career in CSD can be financially rewarding. And there is good news about financial aid. ASHA offers great resources if you are looking for assistance.
Please visit http://www.asha.org/students/financial-aid for more information.
Beginning in 2011, MSHA began awarding yearly scholarships to deserving graduate students attending school in the state of Maryland.
Paul Evitts, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
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Towson, MD 21252