2022-23 SCSHA Foundation Student Scholarship


Each year, the SCSHA Foundation accepts applications for the SCSHA Foundation Student Scholarship. Recipients will be notified prior to the SCSHA Convention, February 1-4, 2023.
This scholarship is open only to CURRENT student members of SCSHA. The eligibility for the award is based on a point system and is determined by an application review committee, appointed by the SCSHA Foundation Board. The scholarship application is posted on the SCSHA website. NOTE: The complete scholarship application MUST BE RECEIVED on or before December 31, 2023 to be considered for review.
  1. The SCSHA Foundation Scholarship is a competitive, merit-based scholarship ranging from $500 - $1,000.
  2. Applicants must utilize the application template and follow all guidelines and instructions.
  3. ONLY COMPLETE scholarship applications RECEIVED BY THE DUE DATE will be reviewed.
Eligibility Requirements for Scholarship Application:
  • RISING Senior in an undergraduate degree program in speech-language pathology, speech and hearing science in South Carolina who plans to continue in the field;
  • CURRENT Graduate Student who has completed at least one semester in an accredited graduate degree program in speech-language pathology or communication sciences and disorders in South Carolina;
  • Applicant MUST BE CURRENT STUDENT MEMBER of the South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association in the year of submission and the year the scholarship is awarded.
Requirements for Application:
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation describing the applicant’s academic and/or clinical ability. Letters may be from academic faculty, clinical educators, or combinations representing each. Individuals providing letters of recommendation should have direct knowledge of the student’s academic performance and achievements.
  • An original, personal essay of 500 words or less related to the profession and the applicant’s professional aspirations.
  • Official Transcript sent from the institution
The deadline for submission is to be received NO LATER THAN December 31, 2023.

All information and completed applications should be mailed to:

SCSHA Foundation
SCSHA Foundation Scholarship Review Committee
c/o Crystal Murphree-Holden
P.0. Box 2471 Columbia, SC 29202

Questions about the SCSHA Foundation Scholarship application process may be addressed to:
Crystal Murphree-Holden, MA, CCC-SLP
SCSHA Foundation Chair
[email protected]

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