Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is funding scholarship program for U.S. and Canada preschool students, Washington, 2012
Scholarship Program: Preschool-age financial aid—2012
Type of Award: Scholarship
Nationality: Scholarship is open for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
Employer: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is offering scholarship program.
Level of study: Scholarship program is for preschool studies.
Subject(s): pre-school studies.
Duration: This scholarship program duration is annual.
Number of awards: The number of awards is not mention.
Am I eligible? 1) The child’s bilateral hearing loss or Auditory Neuropathy must have been diagnosed before the child’s fourth birthday. Children with unilateral (one-sided) hearing loss or unilateral Auditory Neuropathy do not qualify.
2) The child’s hearing loss must be in the moderate to profound range.
3) Listening and Spoken Language must be the child’s primary mode of communication.
4) The child must be at least four (4) years of age as of December 31, 2012 and must not yet be entering first grade for the 2012-2013 school year.
5) The child must reside in the United States (including territories) or in Canada.
How do I apply? Interested students can apply by post .
What does it cover? These are one-time awards made generally in the month of October. Award amounts vary; over the past three years, awards have ranged from $275 to $1,100.
Scholarship Description: The Preschool-Age Financial Aid program was established to provide financial aid support to families of preschool-age children who have been diagnosed with a moderate to profound hearing loss and who are in pursuit of spoken language education for their child. Grants are awarded to assist with expenses associated with obtaining services such as auditory support services, speech-language therapy, preschool tuition, etc. Families who apply should be committed to a listening and spoken language approach for the education of their child’s listening, speech and cognitive skills.
Application closing date: The deadline for this scholarship program is 30 July, 2012.