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DHHS Scholarship Fund

The DHHS Scholarship Fund is a Scholarship sponsored by Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $1000
Application Deadline: 15-Apr-06
Requirements: Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in a mainstream college or university full time in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area. Applicant must be diagnosed with a moderate to profound hearing loss prior to acquiring spoken language. (Hearing loss averages 60dB or greater in the better ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000, and 2000 Hz). Applicant must use spoken communication as their primary mode of communication. Hearing aid users are required to submit an unaided and aided audiogram current within the last 12 months. Cochlear implant users are required to submit their most recent mapping report. Applicants must also submit a Certified Official High School or Undergraduate Transcript (if applicable), as well as three letters of recommendation of which one must be from a current national or international member of AG Bell.

Sponsorship provided by:

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007-2737
USA
Email Address: financialaid@agbell.org
Phone Number: 202 337 5220
Fax Number: 202 337 8314
http://www.agbell.org

You can find out more by contacting:

Dana Hughes
Manager of AG Bell Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs
3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007-2737
US
Email Address: financialaid@agbell.org
Phone Number: 202 337 5220
Fax Number: 202 337 8314

A good place to start is to spend time looking into any material provided for the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success will follow from first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, try to recognize the driving force for the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and their goals for the DHHS Scholarship Fund. If you meet the requirements, you should determine if you have a decent shot to obtain the scholarship. After figuring out that you have the possibility of going on to be a recipient of the DHHS Scholarship Fund, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical aspect of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be time consuming and tiresome, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out precisely. Use caution to insure that you will not lose out because of some minor point.

Once the application is sent off, figure out the timeframe regarding when the DHHS Scholarship Fund confers the award and distributes any funds in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints on what bills you can pay with the DHHS Scholarship Fund. It can be difficult to be able to handle the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the DHHS Scholarship Fund to assist with your expenses can provide significant support. If you are not fortunate to receive the DHHS Scholarship Fund, try not to be upset, there are other scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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