Below are just a few scholarships offered to SLPs and master’s and PhD students. If you meet certain academic criteria, you could be eligible for scholarships that do not need to be repaid. For more information about tuition cost and aid from University of Delaware, please visit

The Academic Needs Emergency Fund - supported by an anonymous donation - is intended to provide urgent financial support to a Black undergraduate or graduate student majoring in the disciplines of hearing and speech sciences, communication disorders, audiology, or speech-language pathology who are on the brink of being removed from their academic program due to a university expense. This fund is not a scholarship and is not intended to fully support a full semester tuition expense.


Application and Decision:

  • Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis
  • Applications are reviewed and approved by the NBASLH Executive Committee on a case-by-case basis.
  • You may anticipate a response within 10 business days of submitting your application.

Applicants can apply here:

The AMBI® Scholarship in Science & Medicine is open to African-American and Hispanic women, ages 21 or older, who are residents of the United States including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school and plan to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program of study in the fields of science or medicine. Applicants must be high school graduates, or equivalent. U.S. citizenship required.


The scholarship is for $10,000. Applications are available online. Applicants can apply at:
Access key: AMBI.


Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc.
Fax: 615-320-3151

For over 50 years, National AMBUCS™, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to therapy students in their junior/senior year in a bachelor’s degree program, or a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree.

Awards range from $500 to $1,500 annually. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Approximately $150,000 is awarded annually. Award monies are deposited each semester to the student’s credit account with the financial aid office of the educational institution. Students must be accepted in an accredited program by the appropriate health therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and hearing audiology. Assistant programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, US citizenship, commitment to local community, demonstrated academic accomplishment, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives.

National AMBUCS™, Inc. will accept applications from Mid-January until April 15 annually.*Note: students will not be notified of their semi-finalist status by mail, they must check the on-line listing. Final scholarships winners will be announced in late June. Chapters will be mailed the award certificates after awards are announced.

National AMBUCS, Inc/Amtryke LLC
P.O. Box 5127
High Point, NC 27262
(800) 838-1845

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) invites full-time students who will be or who are currently enrolled in a communication sciences and disorders graduate program to apply for graduate scholarships.


Scholarships are available to students who are undergraduate seniors or who are currently pursuing master's or doctoral degrees. Both research and clinical doctorate students are eligible.



Racial/ethnic minority students who are U.S. citizens, who are accepted for graduate study in speech-language pathology or audiology, and who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement are eligible to compete for a scholarship. This scholarship is supported by the ASHFoundation's Minority Fund.


2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
Emily Diaz, Project Assistant

This fund provides aid to students who are reentering the job market, beginning “second careers,” or seeking to improve their professional skills for their current occupation by continuing their education in that field. Students must pursue a career working with youth and young adults in leadership and development, helping people and encouraging brain safety and health, or caring for families during times of need.


  • Full-time or part-time students classified as undergraduates, graduate students or doctoral students.
  • Must be reentering the job market, beginning a "second career," or seeking to improve professional skills for their current occupation by continuing their education in that field.
  • Career goals(s) that further Pilot International's mission of (!) working with youth and young adults in leadership and development, (2) helping people and encouraging brain safety and health, or (3) caring for families during times of need.
  • Awared are based on community service, financial need, academic success, and application contents.


  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic year.
  • Award amounts may vary but will not exceed $1,000.00 per year for full-time students and $500.00 per year for part-time students.

Application Deadline:

March 15, 2024, 5:00 p.m. (EDT)


CASLPA has three scholarship categories offering 17 scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $2,500. Applicants must be enrolled in a master's degree program in speech-language pathology or audiology and will be evaluated based on level of academic work, clinical practicum, references and an essay including career goals.


Applicants must be a student member of CASLPA.


Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
920 - 1 Nicholas St.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 7B7
(613) 567-9968 / 1-800-259-8519
fax: (613) 567-2859

Deadline: March 15th
With the mission of empowering those on the front lines of the daunting challenges facing our society in the fields of education, health, and human services, the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation awards annual scholarships for up to $10,000 to outstanding graduate students pursuing a degree in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, audiology, or therapeutic recreation. Qualified candidates must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum GPA of 3.25 or better.


Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Scholarships
200 River Market Avenue Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 324-2233

a) Plural Publishing Research Awards
This $3,000 award is intended for master’s/AuD level students who are pursuing research in speech-language pathology or audiology.

Eligibility: Graduate students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at a CAPCSD member institution.

A complete application requires two components:

Completed application form available on-one at the CAPCSD website.

Electronically submitted PDF containing a description of a research project.

For more information, e-mail or visit:


b) Frances Laven Scholarship
This $5,000 award is intended for graduate students in a professional program (AuD or Master’s) who have shown exemplary service. Examples of service may include (but are not limited to) community service, service to the department or university, or service to the greater discipline.

Eligibility: Graduate students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at a CAPCSD member institution.

For more information, e-mail

Deadline: May 1st

As a nationwide leader in providing quality therapy services to school districts and private therapeutic schools for more than two decades, Cumberland Therapy Services has created the Bilingual Spanish Speech Scholarship to award $2,500 annually to one deserving graduate student enrolled in an accredited master’s program in speech-language pathology. Applicants must be fluent in both English and Spanish, have experience working in programs for Spanish-speaking children, and intend to pursue a career providing Spanish speech therapy.


Cumberland Bilingual Spanish Speech Scholarship
3701 North Ravenswood Avenue Suite 248
Chicago, IL 60613
(800) 337-5965 ext. 624

The Freemont Foundation focuses on assisting students in their pursuit of excellence across diverse fields such as STEM and financial literacy. Each year, they grant scholarships to deserving students attending higher education institutions, having already awarded 80 "Freemont Scholars' ' in the first ten years. Additionally, they have partnered with Ramsey Education to introduce financial literacy into the curriculum of three metro-Atlanta middle and high schools. The James M. and Erma T. Freemont Foundation continues to carry forward Dr. Freemont's dedication to education and service, leaving an indelible impact on the lives of countless individuals.


The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, qualified recipients will become Freemont Scholars. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans on attending an HBCU or an undergraduate student who currently attends an HBCU). Graduate students who are pursuing a health and medical science degree are eligible to apply. High school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate student applications require that students be U.S. citizens, and they must include transcripts and two letters of recommendation in their application.




Deadline: February 1st

Sponsored by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), the Karlind T. Moller Cleft/Craniofacial Scholarship in Speech Pathology is designed to offer $500 to help current undergraduate or graduate students in accredited speech-language pathology programs nationwide fund their research projects involving patients with cleft palate or other craniofacial anomalies. Eligible projects include master’s thesis, doctoral dissertations, undergraduate research projects, clinical projects, or family support initiatives.


Karlind T. Moller Cleft/Craniofacial Scholarship in Speech Pathology
1504 East Franklin St. Suite 102
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 933-9044

Deadline: May 23rd

Founded by a minority speech-language pathologist who felt an inherent responsibility to hold professional doors open for American Indian, Asian, African American, and Hispanic students, the Lorraine T. Cole Minority Student Scholarship Fund is sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide $5,000 for racial/ethnic minority students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be accepted for accredited graduate studies in speech-language pathology, and demonstrate exceptional professional promise.

Lorraine T. Cole Minority Student Scholarship Fund
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 296-8703

The Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship Fund established in 1983 as a part of Pilot International to provide financial aid to a qualified graduate or doctorate student preparing for or currently working in careers related to brain safety and health or caring for families in times of need. M. Fred Sepia made the initial contribution to the fund in memory of his wife, Marie, who was a longtime member of Pilot International and served as International President in 1968 – 1969. It is intended that this fund will permanently further Pilot International’s mission by assisting worthy capable individuals to pursue careers in which they will teach, encourage and rehabilitate children with disabilities. 


  • Full-time or part-time graduate and doctoral students.
  • Career goals which will teach, encourage, and rehabilitate children with disabilities, specifically dealing with brain-related disorders/disabilities of children.
  • Awards are based on community service, financial need, academic success, and application contents.


  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic year.
  • Award amounts may vary but will not exceed $1,000.00 per year.

Application Deadline:

March 15, 2024, 5:00 p.m. (EDT)


Begun in 1962, the NAJA Scholarship Program has awarded more than 429 grants totaling over $881,865.00 for graduate study in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. The Betty W. Robbins Endowed Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Robbins family in memory of Betty Robbins of Ruston, Louisiana, who served the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. as Director of Region V, First Vice-President and President (1992- 1993). Contributions from Junior Auxiliary Chapters, the National Association, memorials, and honorary gifts from individuals and groups support the Program. The Robbins family makes matching funds available annually to challenge Chapters to increase their support of scholarship.


Scholarships are awarded each April. If more than one Scholarship year is required to complete studies, the recipient may reapply, provided all previous agreements have been fulfilled satisfactorily.


Applicant must be:

Working or planning to work DIRECTLY with children.

Pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education.

A U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas.

Planning to attend a U.S. college or university for full-time or part-time study.

The Application and Re-application forms are available online ONLY between September 1st and February 1st from the NAJA Web site.

National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc.
P.O. Box 1873
Greenville, MS 38702-1873
845 South Main Street
Greenville, MS 38701
Phone: 662-332-3000
Fax: 662-332-3076

The National Black Association for Speech-Language & Hearing (NBASLH) invites black students to submit a research paper to competition for a scholarship award. A panel of professionals will use a blind review process to select one recipient for a $1000 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded at NBASLH’s annual convention. The recipient will receive a travel allowance to attend the convention and present the research paper.


ELIGIBILITY: Any black student who is enrolled at least half time in a master’s degree program in speech-language pathology, audiology or speech and hearing sciences. Post baccalaureate students who are working toward completing the professional academic requirements for entry to a master’s program may also apply. Please note that the competition is not available to undergraduate or doctoral students. The student must be enrolled in school at the time the award is made.


800 Perry Hwy, Suite 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Contact: Bernadette Mayfield-Clarke
(336) 334-7616

HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.


Eligibility Requirements

Be of Hispanic heritage

Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)

Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam

Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree


55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
1-877-HSF-INFO (1-877-473-4636)
Fax: 415-808-2302

Deadline: February 15th

Each year, the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH) provides the Supporting Career Growth through Mentoring Scholarship for $2,500 to black students studying speech-language pathology to provide services to children in school or early intervention settings after graduation. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in an ASHA-accredited master’s degree program in speech-language pathology in the United States and have experience developing strong mentoring relationships in school-based services.


NBASLH Supporting Career Growth through Mentoring Scholarship
700 McKnight Park Drive Suite 708
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(855) 727-2836

Deadline: February 23rd

As the nation’s leading provider of school-based speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services, Progressus awards the School Therapy Career Vision Scholarships annually for $3,000 to high-performing graduate students who are pursuing a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. Eligible candidates must demonstrate financial need, be enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. institution, and be committed to working with K-12 students with communication disabilities in school settings upon completion.


Progressus School Therapy Career Vision Scholarships
2701 North Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(800) 892-0640

$1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school year. Support from Sertoma provides the funding for the scholarships.


Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
Must be accepted into a graduate level program in speech language pathology and/or audiology at a college or university in the United States, accredited by ASHA’s Council on Academic Accreditation.
Must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate and graduate level course work.
Must submit application and all required materials in single envelope by deadline date.


Sertoma Headquarters
Attn: Communicative Disorders Scholarship
1912 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64132
Amy Ellington
(816) 333-8300, ext 214

The SEEA program is conducted as part of ASHA's efforts to enhance ethics education activities. The goal of the program is to encourage students to think about ethical decision making and create greater awareness of situations that could pose ethical dilemmas as they prepare to start careers in audiology, speech-language pathology, or speech, language, and hearing sciences.

The essay competition is open to students who are enrolled in any undergraduate, post baccalaureate, or entry-level graduate program in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). Participating students write an essay on the selected ethics topic and submit it to their CSD program director or his/her designee for initial review; each program director/designee may select up to five student essays for submission to ASHA for the final review and selection process. Members of ASHA's Board of Ethics review the essays and select three winning authors.

Visit the ASHA website at: for more information about the essay topic, deadlines, and instructions for applying.

As a company dedicated to helping people feel better, we’re proud to support the future of healthcare with our annual TYLENOL® Scholarship program. Now in its 17th year, the program helps students who are pursuing careers in the healthcare, life sciences, or related fields manage the rising costs of education.


This year, we’ll be awarding $250,000 in scholarships based on leadership qualities and academic performance, including ten $10,000 and thirty $5,000 grants.


Additional scholarship details:

Scholarships awarded to students pursuing healthcare-related education at an accredited institution.

Ten students will be awarded $10,000 scholarships.

Thirty students will receive $5,000 grants.

Travel Scholarships

Below are just a few scholarships offered to SLPs and master’s and PhD students who plan to travel for research or conventions. If you meet certain criteria, you could be eligible for scholarships that do not need to be repaid.

Professional Development and building a professional network are important components of our students’ education. This award program provides financial support for graduate students to travel to present one’s academic work related to their program of study. Travel for formal presentations or performances is an essential experience that enhances the academic and professional development of graduate students through networking and exposure to scholarly activities underway in their field by other institutions and provides opportunities to share in-progress research and scholarship with regional, national and global communities.



This matching competitive grant program will provide funding of up to $300 to graduate students at the Doctoral and Master’s level to support short-term collection-based research travel. Funding may cover transportation and housing expenses.



The Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award (RMPTA) is given in conjunction with the Research Symposium, a multi-session event held at the ASHA Convention. The award is designed to foster the research career development of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who have expressed an interest in, or are pursuing, research careers in communication sciences and disorders.



  • A protégé and mentor apply as a pair and must attend the Symposium together onsite.
  • Awarded pairs will receive ASHA Convention registration fee waivers and a $1000 travel stipend ($750 to the protégé and $250 to the mentor). The pairs engage in award activities before, during, and after Convention.



The MSLP is a leadership development program established for undergraduate seniors, master's students, AuD students who are enrolled in communication sciences and disorders programs, and post-entry level SLP students who are enrolled in a clinical or research doctoral degree program. The purpose of the MSLP is:

  • To recruit and retain racial/ethnic minorities that have been historically under-represented in the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology
  • To provide focused educational programming and activities to build and enhance leadership skills
  • To provide an understanding of how the association works
  • To provide an opportunity for program participants to interact with leaders in the professions of audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech, language, and hearing sciences



The 2024 MSLP award package includes:

  • 2024 National NSSLHA/ASHA graduate student member Convention registration
  • 6 nights lodging
  • Program stipend