ASHA News: ASHFoundation Awards Student Grants and Scholarships The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation awarded $535,955 to 63 researchers, students and clinicians at its annual Founders Breakfast in November 2013. Nearly $250,000 of the total was awarded to the newest generation of student scholars in communication sciences and disorders. The following students received 2013 funding. Student Research Grant in ... ASHA News
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ASHA News: ASHFoundation Awards Student Grants and Scholarships
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ASHA News   |   January 01, 2014
ASHA News: ASHFoundation Awards Student Grants and Scholarships
The ASHA Leader, January 2014, Vol. 19, online only. doi:10.1044/leader.AN10. 19012014.np
The ASHA Leader, January 2014, Vol. 19, online only. doi:10.1044/leader.AN10. 19012014.np
ASHFoundation Awards Student Grants and Scholarships
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation awarded $535,955 to 63 researchers, students and clinicians at its annual Founders Breakfast in November 2013.
Nearly $250,000 of the total was awarded to the newest generation of student scholars in communication sciences and disorders. The following students received 2013 funding.
Student Research Grant in Audiology, supported by the Ira M. Ventry and Brad W. Friedrich Memorial Funds:
  • Tia Mulrooney, AuD candidate, Arizona State University (research mentor: Andrea Pittman)

Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development, supported by the Arlene Matkin Memorial Fund:
  • Karen Barako Arndt, PhD candidate, Vanderbilt University (research mentor: C. Melanie Schuele)

  • Amelia Medina, PhD candidate, New Mexico State University (research mentor: Deborah Rhein)

New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships, funded by contributions to the Dreams and Possibilities Campaign. Scholarships support students enrolled in a research/training doctoral program (PhD or equivalent) who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to a teacher-investigator career in the field of communication sciences and disorders. The 2014 recipients are all PhD students:
  • Garrett Cardon, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Frances Sayako Earle, University of Connecticut

  • William Evans, Boston University

  • Carolyn Falconer-Horne, New York University

  • Michelle Ferrill, San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego

  • Kendrea Focht, Medical University of South Carolina

  • Laura Grant, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Teresa Gray, Boston University

  • Kathryn Greenslade, University of Washington

  • Leah Helou, University of Pittsburgh

  • Derek Isetti, University of Washington

  • Katrina McClannahan, University of Washington

  • Thomas Page, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • Allison Schaser, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Adam Svec, University of Minnesota

  • Brian Weiler, Vanderbilt University

General Student Scholarships, supported by contributions to the Annual Fund, are awarded to students in communication sciences and disorders who demonstrate academic achievement and promise:
  • Celina Cerf, master's student, University of Texas at Austin

  • Kim Churness, master's student, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Aniqa Courtney, master's student, California State University, Los Angeles

  • Ayoub Daliri, PhD student, University of Washington

  • Holly Delclos, master's student, University of Central Arkansas

  • Susan Gray, PhD student, City University of New York

  • Samantha Gustafson, PhD student, Vanderbilt University

  • Mary Kubalanza, PhD student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Eric Liang, master's student, University of Iowa

  • Luke Reynolds, master's student, Gallaudet University

  • Leah Swanson, master's student, University of Washington

  • Seng Mun Wong, PhD student, James Madison University

  • Hatun Zengin-Bolatkale, PhD student, Vanderbilt University

Four scholarships give priority to students from minority backgrounds, those with a disability, those from outside the United States, or NSSLHA members:
  • Carol Pang, AuD student, Vanderbilt University (disability scholarship, supported by the Leslie Londer Fund)

  • Karolina Charaziak, PhD student, Northwestern University (international scholarship, supported by the Kala Singh Memorial Fund)

  • Midori Rodriguez, master's student, Misericordia University (minority scholarship, supported by the Minority Scholarship Fund)

  • Jennifer Vamos, master's student, Florida State University (NSSLHA scholarship, supported by the NSSLHA Scholarship Fund)

The ASHFoundation's research grant recipients, announced in the December 2013 Leader, are available at www.ashfoundation.org.
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