AG Bell College Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

3417 Volta Placa NW
Washington DC 20007
Phone: 202-337-5220
Email: financialaid@agbell.org
Languages Spoken:

English

Program Website
 

Conditions Covered

Deafness, Hearing Loss, Hearing or Ear Conditions
 

Eligibility Guidelines

Program Details

Spoken communication must be the applicant’s primary mode of communication; hearing loss must have been diagnosed before the applicant’s fourth birthday; hearing loss must be bilateral and in the moderate to profound range; and must have an unaided Pure-Tone Average (PTA) of 60dB or greater in the better-hearing ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 Hz.; applicants with cochlear implants meet this eligibility requirement. Unilateral (one-sided) hearing loss does not qualify; applicant must be enrolled in or have applied to a mainstream or accredited university as a full time student; applicants in the United States must have a minimum cumulative un-weighted GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale (equivalent minimums: 4.06 on a 5.0 scale or 81.25 on a scale of 100). For high school seniors, this is a cumulative GPA for grades 9-11 and the first semester of grade 12. For college freshman, this is cumulative GPA for grades 9-12 and the first semester of college. For college sophomores or higher, it is the cumulative GPA on your college transcript for all semesters completed. These competitive, merit-based scholarships for deaf or hard-of-hearing students range from $2,500 to $10,000.
   

Application Process

Send Application To

Download, complete and submit application in its entirety with all required supplemental materials to the AG Bell College Scholarship Program and contact them directly for further information or with any questions. Mail To: AG Bell College Scholarship Program
AG Bell College Scholarship Program
3417 Volta Placa NW
Washington DC 20007
Email: financialaid@agbell.org

Last Updated: October 24, 2016