Welcome Students

A speech-language pathologist is a professional who identifies, assesses, and provides treatment for individuals with speech, language, and swallowing problems.

An audiologist is a professional who identifies, assesses, and manages hearing and balance problems for patients of all ages.

 

 

Idaho Speech Hearing Association (ISHA) Scholarship

Application and Selection Process

 

Background:

Idaho Speech Hearing Association in collaboration with the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association and the Student Academy of Audiology are hosting this scholarship opportunity.

 

Scholarship amount:

The amount of the scholarship is $750.

 

The Spirit of the Award

Giving back to your profession is important for advocacy, leadership and innovation.  Students who pursue active involvement in their student organization show leadership potential and deserve the opportunity to be rewarded.  

 

Application Process and Selection

 

Eligibility

Students must be in good academic standing (≥ 3.4 cumulative GPA) and entering  the 2nd year Speech Language Pathology graduate program or 2nd or 3rd year Audiology graduate program in the Fall. Students must also demonstrate membership and active involvement in their student organization.

 

Application Process

Students will complete the scholarship application and submit an essay via Google Forms by May 10th, 2017. Incomplete applications or applications submitted incorrectly will not be considered for the award.

 

Timeline

The application process will open April 10th, 2017 and all applications are due by May 10th, 2017.  Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and recipient selected within three weeks of application due date.

 

Selection Process

The selection of the award recipient will come from a collaborative discussion among the ISHA scholarship committee which includes the faculty advisors from NSSLHA & SAA as well as ISHA officers. The committee members will use an essay rubric and the perceived estimate of financial need during the review process.  Each member will independently evaluate each essay and financial need and record the total score on the rubric.  The scores of all of the applications will be averaged and will serve as the basis for discussing and selecting an award recipient.

 

Application Link:

https://goo.gl/forms/lZuwQ4y7wJzdhkPC2