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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 hearing, speech, and language sciences who show strong character and 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 hearing, speech, and language sciences major and NSSLHA member to provide financial support for the 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 Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences 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."

Larry H. Small Audiology Scholarship

This award is for a first-year student in the Doctor of clinical audiology program. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA from their undergraduate program and be a resident of the United States. Primary preference is given to graduates of Ohio University followed by residents of the state of Ohio. 

Outstanding Clinician Award

Presented to hearing, speech, and language sciences 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.