GSHFoundation Scholars 2020

Announcing TWO GSHFoundation Scholarships

 

We are delighted to announce our second initiative as of Fall of 2019, and the first annual GSHFoundation Scholarships that will be awarded to the TWO most deserving and outstanding graduate students in speech-language pathology programs in the state of GA.

 

Each recipient will receive a $1,500 scholarship (issued as 2-$750 checks over 2 semesters or one $1,500 if it is the last semester) to cover tuition, books, and supplies. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year. Support from the GSHFoundation annual fund provides the funding for the scholarship.

The students will receive their scholarships during the Presidential Reception at the GSHA Annual Convention held in February. 

Qualifications

 

  • Applicant must be a resident of Georgia and a current member of the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

  • Applicant must be pursuing a graduate level degree in speech-language pathology at a college or university in the state of Georgia, which is currently accredited by ASHA's Council on Academic Accreditation.

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level course work. This must include the Fall 2019 semester.

 

NOTE: Transcripts can be made available after the application is submitted but will be required to considered the application to be complete.​

Required Materials

The following items are required to complete the application process:

  • Application - must be completed using this link: Scholarship Application

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from university academic or clinical faculty. Each applicant will be responsible for ensuring that the letters have been submitted. Recommendation letters must be submitted here: Letters of Recommendation

  • College transcript(s) - Transcript must be from the school but does not have to be official. The school name, applicant's name, and GPA must be printed on the transcript. GPA stated on the application must be verifiable from transcript. Graduate students must include undergraduate and graduate-level transcripts.

  • The application and transcript must be submitted together using the online application form. Letters of recommendation must be submitted prior to the deadline. Any additional items or items received separately will be discarded.

DEADLINE

All scholarship applications and requested materials must be received by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on December 31st. Faxes or emails are not accepted.

NOTIFICATION TO RECIPIENTS

Scholarship recipients will be notified by January 31st. We only notify recipients; no notification means the student did not receive the scholarship. We cannot send out lists of recipients to those who do not receive a scholarship.

Thank you to our corporate sponsors!
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