Financial Assistance for Hearing Technology
Many organizations provide financial assistance for the evaluation and purchase of hearing aids for children. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
AG Bell College Scholarship Program
This program has been suspended for the 2021-2022 academic year while we endeavor to raise funds for scholarships. If you would like to help, please make your gift at Donate. In the meantime, please see the pdf below for suggestions on other scholarship opportunities.
George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy
This program provides awards of $5,000 each year for up to three full-time graduate students who are attending an accredited law school or a masters or doctoral program in public policy or public administration. The application is now open through April 12. Don’t delay – it takes time to develop an application. To access the guidelines, click here. When the program is open, you can find the application here.
Arts & Sciences Award Program
Available to students who are deaf or hard of hearing in grades one through twelve, awards allow students to participate in after-school, weekend or summer programs that enrich language and develop skills in the arts or sciences. The program is now closed and will reopen in February. When the program is open, you can access the guidelines and the application here.
School-Age Financial Aid
The School‐Age Financial Aid program is for students with a bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range diagnosed by age 4 who use listening and spoken language and who are in first through twelfth grades and attending a parochial, independent or private mainstream school. Awards are intended to assist with educational costs such as tuition, books, equipment, room and board, auditory and speech language support services, academic tutoring, transportation, and other school‐related expenses. Please Note: Public school, oral school, home school and post‐secondary students are not eligible for this program. This program is now closed. Click here to view the guidelines.
AG Bell Preschool-Age Financial Aid Program
The Preschool Financial Aid program is for families of preschool-age children (age 4 until first grade) who have been diagnosed with a moderately-severe to profound hearing loss and who are learning Listening and Spoken Language. Awards help families with many expenses including auditory support services, speech-language therapy, preschool tuition, etc. Awards amounts vary and are made once a year. Families may apply more than once. When the program is open, this is where the links to the guidelines and application can be found. The application period is usually between May and July.
Parent & Infant Financial Aid Program
For families of infants and toddlers under the age of 4 who are pursuing a spoken language outcome for their child. The program is usually open between July and September. When the program is now open, you can find the guidelines and application here.
The Doreen Pollack AVT Scholarship
AG Bell and The Listen Foundation have established a professional scholarship in the name of Doreen Pollack, a pioneer in the standards of excellence in listening and spoken language. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist LSLS professionals in fulfilling the requirements for certification as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) in Auditory-Verbal Therapy (LSLS Cert. AVT). The 2021 application window has closed.
The AG Bell AVEd Scholarship
AG Bell has established a professional scholarship to support certification of educators through the AG Bell Academy. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist LSLS professionals in fulfilling the requirements for certification as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS™) in Auditory-Verbal Education (LSLS Cert. AVEd). The 2021 application window has closed.