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2017 LSHA Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship Competition

Dear Department Heads, Coordinators & NSSHLA Sponsors,

Once again, the Louisiana Speech Language Hearing Association is sponsoring a scholarship competition for one graduate and one undergraduate student.  Awards in the amount of $500.00 each will be awarded during the month of June.  The deadline for submitting applications is May 12, 2017.  Please submit all applications in pdf format to Dr. Holly Damico, LSHA Director for University Services, at hollydamico@louisiana.edu.

In order to nominate a student, please submit the following:

  • A detailed nominating letter from a faculty member addressing the criteria listed below along with a description of the applicant’s ability to represent the character, skill and spirit of the profession
  • A letter from the student applicant addressing personal issues listed below and, if not presently enrolled in a graduate program, proof of acceptance for the fall 2015 semester.

Each student applicant will be rated on the following:

  • Overall grade point average (a copy of the transcript is not necessary, however the nominating faculty member is asked to verify GPA in his/her nominating letter)
  • Financial need
  • NSSHLA membership and participation
  • Honors or recognition by a university or college
  • Community service
  • Plans, goals or objectives for professional future

Additional criteria for consideration include the following:

  • Student must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the State of Louisiana (or will be admitted for the 2017 Fall Semester/Quarter)
  • Student must be majoring in the field of Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Disorders/Audiology
  • Student must be a member of NSSHLA

 

Please join LSHA in making this opportunity available to a deserving student at your university.  Thank you! 

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