ASHFoundation Awards Student Scholarships The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation awarded $526,000 to 77 researchers, students and clinicians at its annual Founders Breakfast in November 2015. Of this total, $325,000 went to the newest generation of student scholars in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships ($10,000 each), funded by contributions to the ... ASHA News
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ASHFoundation Awards Student Scholarships
The ASHA Leader, January 2016, Vol. 21, 66. doi:10.1044/leader.AN11.21012016.66
The ASHA Leader, January 2016, Vol. 21, 66. doi:10.1044/leader.AN11.21012016.66
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation awarded $526,000 to 77 researchers, students and clinicians at its annual Founders Breakfast in November 2015. Of this total, $325,000 went to the newest generation of student scholars in communication sciences and disorders (CSD).
New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships ($10,000 each), funded by contributions to the “Dreams and Possibilities” campaign, support research/training doctoral students (PhD or equivalent) who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to a CSD teacher-investigator career. Recipients (all PhD students) were:
  • Carmel E. Brookshire, University of Washington

  • Julie E. Case, New York University

  • Nicole E. Corbin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Barbara J. Cunningham, McMaster University

  • Meghan M. Davidson, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Mackenzie E. Fama, Georgetown University

  • Samantha J. Gustafson, Vanderbilt University

  • Davis E. Henderson, Arizona State University

  • Tess K. Koerner, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

  • Mara E. Steinberg Lowe, New York University

  • Mirza Jeannette Lugo-Neris, University of Texas at Austin

  • Jennifer P. Lundine, Ohio State University

  • Elizabeth Heller Murray, Boston University

  • Kathryn H. O’Brien, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

  • Nancy A. Quick, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Shannon MacKenzie Sheppard, San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego

  • Spencer B. Smith, University of Arizona

  • Elizabeth A. Wieland, Michigan State University

  • Jennifer M. Zuk, Harvard University

General Student Scholarships ($5,000 each), funded by contributions to the annual fund, are awarded to CSD students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise. Recipients were:
  • Sarah L. Camera, AuD candidate, University of Connecticut

  • Katherine R. Cavaliere, MA candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Laura R. Chapman, PhD candidate, Ohio University

  • Lauren M. Charles, AuD candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Natalie V. Covington, PhD candidate, University of Iowa

  • Hannah Rose Cuviello, MA candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Karen L. Gallagher, PhD candidate, Arizona State University

  • Hope L. Gerlach, PhD candidate, University of Iowa

  • Tyson G. Harmon, PhD candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Hedieh Hashemi Hosseinabad, PhD candidate, University of Cincinnati

  • Crystal J. Hough, MS candidate, University of North Texas

  • Jackie Sihyun Kim, MS candidate, Columbia University

  • Rouzana Komesidou, PhD candidate, University of Kansas

  • Giau N. Le, AuD candidate, University of Arizona

  • Wendy Liang, MS candidate, New York University

  • Rosemary J. McKnight, MA candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Gemma Moya-Gale, PhD candidate, Columbia University

  • Kevin M. Pasternak, MS candidate, Emerson College

Four scholarship categories give special priority to students with specific qualifications. Recipients were:
Disability Scholarship (supported by the Leslie Londer Fund)
  • Milon M. Volk, MA candidate, University of Cincinnati

International Scholarship (supported by the Kala Singh Memorial Fund)
  • Ali Barikroo, PhD candidate, University of Florida

  • Carlos R. Benitez-Barrera, PhD candidate, Vanderbilt University

  • Bijoyaa Mohapatra, PhD candidate, University of Georgia

Minority Scholarship (supported by the Minority Scholarship Fund)
  • Davetrina Seles Gadson, PhD candidate, University of Georgia

  • Megan-Brette Hamilton, PhD candidate, University of Illinois

  • Sharon S. Tang, PhD candidate, University of Wisconsin, Madison

NSSLHA Scholarship (supported by the NSSLHA Scholarship Fund)
  • Susie Barroso-Walker, MS candidate, Columbia University

  • Lauren N. Beckett, MS candidate, University of Utah

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