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UPDATED: Scholarships for College Bound Students

College
is expensive! Working with several students who have transitioned from high
school to college has made that clear. Luckily there are many scholarships
specifically for students with hearing loss.

Below
are links to scholarships that I’ve gathered over the years. I share these with
my high school seniors (and often help them fill out the applications) and I
encourage you to share them with your students as well. Many have deadlines in
the next few months so let’s pass them along!

Caroline A. YaleAlumni Scholarship

This scholarship is specifically for Clarke School alumni.
Any student who attended any Clarke program for any length of time is eligible!

Hamilton Relay Scholarship

This is an
opportunity for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty
speaking in various states, including California, District of Columbia,
Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland,
Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee,
Virginia and Washington.

LouiseTumarkin Zazove Foundation Scholarships

For
students with asignificant bilateral
hearing loss (generally requiring at least a 50 dB unaided hearing loss in both
ears). 

Sertoma’s Scholarships for the Deaf or Hard ofHearing


For
students with a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss.

Graeme Clarke Scholarship

This
scholarship is open to Cochlear Nucleus® implant recipients.

TravelersProtective Association of America

For persons who are deaf or hard of
hearing, or the families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. 

MicrosoftDisAbility Scholarship

For students with any disability who
plan to major in a technology-related field.


And
More!

AG Bell also has this list of
scholarships for students with hearing loss:

Do you have links to scholarships for students with hearing
loss? Let’s share them here!

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Itinerant teachers of the deaf (TOD) provide direct services to children with hearing loss in mainstream schools, consultation to their teachers, and professional development to school staff. Itinerant TODs travel to a child’s neighborhood school to provide one-on-one educational support, foster listening and spoken language development, and help children build social and self-advocacy skills. They also act as a liaison between the family and their mainstream school. Hear Me Out provides a unique forum for these special teachers to share their experiences as they grow as professionals.

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Here's a list of scholarships that I have created for students/parents
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i8q-32gHdvg35kyTJaVWRsc_3zsnAl78US1KD1-qt18/edit?usp=sharing

Kelsey Mlodozyniec
Itinerant Teacher of Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Minnesota

Heather Stinson

Excellent! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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Heather Stinson (CAGS, MED, S/LP-A) received her master’s degree in Education of the Deaf from Smith College in 2006 and a graduate certificate in Children, Families, and Schools (with a concentration in research methodology) from the University of Massachusetts in 2012. In addition to her many years of experience working with children with hearing loss who communicate using listening and spoken language, Heather has also worked as a preschool classroom teacher.

Heather has presented both locally and nationally on issues related to mainstreaming students with hearing loss and is a contributing author to Odyssey magazine. Heather currently works as an itinerant teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing at Clarke Mainstream Services, a program of Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech.

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