SHAWNY 2019 Scholarship Contest
The Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Western New York (SHAWNY) is pleased to offer one $500.00 scholarship to assist a graduate student in the Western New York area who is working towards a graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
– Current graduate students in the areas of speech-language pathology or audiology (including final semester graduate students, as the award may be applied to professional fees or student loans).
– Student must currently attend one of the following regional schools:
SUNY at Buffalo
Buffalo State College
SUNY at Fredonia
– Must be a SHAWNY student member (you may join at this time for a fee of $20.00- see enclosed application form if needed).
– Participation in a final interview if deemed necessary by the scholarship committee.
The scholarship will be awarded based on leadership, community involvement, clinical experiences, an essay, academic performance, and additional experiences. The scholarship recipients will be notified in mid-April. This year’s scholarship award is a one-time payment of $500.00 to one graduate recipient. The winner will be presented with the scholarship at the SHAWNY Banquet on May 7, 2019.
**The deadline for this scholarship is March 4, 2019. This includes all scholarship application materials, letters of recommendation, official transcripts, etc. Scholarship materials received after this date will be considered late and therefore ineligible for consideration. There are no exceptions!