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Undergraduate Scholarships

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.

Ohio Speech-Language and Hearing Association Award (OSLHA)

Provides a free one-year associate membership to an outstanding undergraduate 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.

NSSLHA Scholarship

This award, provided through fundraising 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 fundraising activities.

Graduate Scholarships

David and Miriam Neiman and Manfred and Lotte Buchsbaum Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by former College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) Dean Gary Neiman and his wife, Margalit, to help recruit high-performing graduate students to CHSP’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. The scholarship will augment one graduate student’s stipend each year as a way of drawing candidates who are deemed to have “exceptional academic, clinical and/or research promise.”

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.

Outstanding Graduates Award

This award is presented to outstanding graduates in the class for exceptional academic achievement, clinical performance, and service to the profession, the school and the community.