The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited mainstream college or university.
This is a merit-based scholarship program with award selection being extremely competitive. The number and value of awards varies from year to year. Spoken communication must be the applicant's primary mode of communication-Hearing loss must have been diagnosed before the applicant's fourth birthday-Hearing loss must be bilateral and in the moderate to profound range. Applicants must have an unaided Pure-Tone Average (PTA) of 60dB or greater in the better-hearing ear in the speech frequencies of 500 1000 and 2000 Hz. Applicants with cochlear implants meet this eligibility requirement. Unilateral (one-sided) hearing loss does not qualify-Applicant must be enrolled in or have applied to a mainstream and accredited college/university as a full-time student.-Applicants in the United States must have a minimum cumulative un-weighted GPA of 3.25. For high school seniors this is a cumulative GPA for grades 9-11 and the first semester of grade 12. For college freshman this is cumulative GPA for grades 9-12 and the first semester of college. For college sophomores or higher it is the cumulative GPA on your college transcript for all semesters completed.For more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.