Ohio Speech-Language and Hearing Association Award (OSLHA)
Provides a free one-year associate membership to an outstanding un-dergraduate scholar or clinician and a free one-year full membership to an outstanding graduating master’s level scholar or clinician in audiology and speech-language pathology.
This award, provided through fund-raising activities of the Ohio University Student Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA), is presented to an undergraduate communication sciences and disorders major and NSSLHA member to provide financial support for pursuit of the degree. The recipient will serve on the NSSLHA’s executive board for one year as the Scholarship Chair and will work to plan and implement future fund-raising activities.
Mary Pallay Covell Scholarship
Endowed by alumna Mary Pallay Covell, a daughter of Hungarian immigrants who remembers her own struggle to finance the education that led to her extensive and distinguished teaching career in deaf education. Presented to junior or senior students majoring in communication sciences and disorders who show strong character and a respect for humanity. Academic merit, attitude, service to the school and consideration of financial need are all areas emphasized in the selection.
Outstanding Clinician Award
Presented to communication sciences and disorders student clinicians who demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and exceptional competency in assessing and treating individuals with communication disorders.
Presented to: Laura Roche, speech-language pathology
This award is presented to outstanding graduates in the class for exceptional academic achievement, clinical performance, and service to the pro-fession, the school and the community.