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School of Communicative Disorders Scholarships

The following scholarships are for students currently enrolled in the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point School of Communicative Disorders. The announcements for applications for scholarships are made in December. Decisions are made by February with scholarships being awarded in April.

CPS Dean's Awards to Outstanding Students

The criteria for these awards include academic excellence, potential as an outstanding clinician, enthusiasm for Communicative Disorders, outstanding interpersonal skills, and involvement in service and volunteer programs. Nominations are made by graduate and undergraduate students. The recipients are given a certificate presented by the Dean of the College of Professional Studies and a monetary gift that varies yearly from the Communicative Disorders Friends and Alumni Scholarship Fund to the outstanding: Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Audiology and Graduate Speech-Language Pathology student. Nominations are made by peers.

School of Communicative Disorders Outstanding Students

Outstanding Junior Student

Exemplifies the qualities of graduate potential, service, scholarship, personality, and leadership. A certificate and a monetary gift that varies yearly from the Helen Scheidt Endowment Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Outstanding Senior Student

Demonstrates excellence in all aspects of the program. A certificate and a monetary gift that varies yearly from the John Joanis Endowment Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Outstanding Speech/Language Pathology Graduate Student

Demonstrates excellence in the classroom, clinic, and overall service to the school. A certificate and monetary award that varies yearly from the Communicative Disorders Friends and Alumni Scholarship Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Outstanding Audiology Graduate Student

Demonstrates excellence in the classroom, clinic, and overall service to the school. A certificate and monetary award that varies yearly from the Communicative Disorders Friends and Alumni Scholarship Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Avada Audiology and Hearing Care Scholarship

Intended to provide financial assistance to a first year audiology graduate student at UWSP who demonstrates above average academic achievement, superior leadership skills, and declares an intention to dispense hearing instruments as part of the rehabilitative process. A certificate and monetary gift is awarded.

Donald Aylesworth-Pauline Isaacson Non-Traditional Award in Communicative Disorders

Awarded to a person who, after having delayed or interrupted education for a period of time is enrolled to pursue professional preparation in Communicative Disorders and who demonstrates maturity, a positive attitude, and commitment to the field. A certificate and monetary gift of $1,000.00 are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Cook-Chappell Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a 4th year student working on their Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD). This award is based on academic scholarship, clinical expertise and performance and having a pleasing interactive personality. The financial assistance provided by this scholarship will help to defray the student's expenses as they complete their 4th year externship. A certificate and monetary gift of $1,000 are awarded. This is a self-nominated award.

Florence Donermeyer Award

This scholarship is presented to a senior in the major who demonstrates academic excellence and will be entering the graduate program in Communicative Disorders at UWSP. A certificate and a monetary gift of $500.00 are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Danielle Gorectke Memorial

This award is for a Junior or Senior level undergraduate student who meets the academic requirements or is currently enrolled in the upper division coursework in the School of Communicative Disorders. Has an intent to work with a pediatric population, and shows financial need. This is a self nominated award.

Liz Enos Memorial Award

Exemplifies courage, independence, academic excellence, contributions, loyalty to the program, and warmth. A certificate and a gift are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Johnson Family Speech-Language Pathology School Award

The speech and language pathology graduate student receiving this award will have demonstrated a professional commitment to working in the schools by declaring this option and externing in a school setting. In addition, the student will have demonstrated scholarship, clinical flexibility, creativity and insight, a keen sense of humor, and a genuine liking of children and their caregivers. A certificate and a monetary gift from the O.K. Sr. and Ceal M. Johnson, Dr. Gerald F. & Maxine M. Johnson Endowment Fund are awarded. This is a self nominated award.

Nash Family Communicative Disorders Scholarship

Presented to a first year graduate student in speech and language who intends to work in a medical setting. A certificate and monetary award that varies yearly are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Al and Jan Noel Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student enrolled in the School of Communicative Disorders who has demonstrated a financial need and who is at the senior level or first-year master’s level. Scholarship recipients need not necessarily represent those with the highest grade point average, but rather those who possess the kind of attitude and overall potential to do well in this field. A certificate and monetary gift which varies yearly in amount are awarded. Nominations are made by peers.

St. Michael’s Hospital Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate student who has the intent of serving in a medical setting. This award is based on academic achievement, performance in clinical practicum, contributions to the university, school or department, involvement with student or professional organizations, community activities, and work experience. A certificate and monetary gift which varies yearly in amount are awarded. This is a self nominated award.

Tufts Graduate Student Scholarships - Apply!

The Tufts Graduate Student Scholarships are intended to provide assistance to students during their extern semester to help needy students defray the costs of accepting externship assignments that might not be available because of cost considerations. This scholarship is awarded in December. Certificates and monetary gifts are awarded to both recipients. This is a self nominated award.

Terri Witt Memorial Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate student in the major with financial need who has a deep commitment to making a difference in the lives of students. A certificate and monetary award is awarded. This is a self nominated award.