The CSDS Scholarship
The CSDS Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student for whom admission has been offered into the CSDS program at Longwood University. Applicants for this award are asked to submit a written essay describing those activities that have helped prepare them to become a successful speech-language pathologist. Awards carry a stipend of up to $1,000, based upon available funding.
- Joyanna Struzzieri (2015-2016)
- Alyssa Bailey (2014-2015)
- Anayancy Cascantea (2013-2014)
Communication Disorders Foundation (CDF) provides two student scholarships annually to graduate students in speech-language pathology or audiology who are studying in Virginia.
Andrea Brewer, 2010 recipient of a CDF award (with "Verbalina")
Through the generous donation of The Jason Foundation, a scholarship is available. The Jason Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a first year graduate student who is selected based upon the completion of a written essay where the applicant is asked to address his or her future plans to assist survivors of brain injury.
- Kelly Chaney (2015-2016)
- Meredith Peck (2014-2015)
- Nikki Davis (2013 – 2014)
- Rebecca Schwerdtfeger (2012 – 2013)
- Ashley Pawlik (2011 – 2012)
- Amanda Chandler (2010 – 2011)
- Caitlyn Freeman (2009 – 2010)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Ethics Essay
We are delighted to announce that Melinda Simon, a CSDS graduate student, received third place in ASHA's Ethics Essay program, which included a cash prize! You can see Melinda's essay at http://www.asha.org/about/ethics/ethics_essay_recip.htm