AG Bell offers financial aid programs for families at every stage of raising their child.
For more information about any of these programs, contact us here.
Financial Assistance for Hearing Technology
Many organizations provide financial assistance for the evaluation and purchase of hearing aids for children. Email [email protected] for more information.
AG Bell College Scholarship Program
For full-time students who are deaf or hard of hearing and use listening and spoken
language. The application period for 2019 is now open with a deadline of March 8,
2019. View guidelines and applications.
George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy
For full-time graduate students with a moderately severe to profound hearing loss who are attending an accredited law school or a masters or doctoral program in public policy or public administration. The application period is now open with a deadline of April 12, 2019. View guidelines.
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 learning and develop skills in the arts or sciences. Applications are now open – deadline is March 29th, 2019. View guidelines.
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 one LSLS professional per year in fulfilling the requirements for certification as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS™) in Auditory-Verbal Education (LSLS Cert. AVEd).Applications are now closed for 2018. View guidelines.
Parent & Infant Financial Aid Program
For families of infants and toddlers under the age of 4 who have been diagnosed with a moderately-severe to profound hearing loss who are pursuing a spoken language outcome for their child. Applications for 2018 are now closed. View Guidelines.
School-Age Financial Aid
The School‐Age Financial Aid program is for students with a pre‐lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range 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 open with a deadline of April 19, 2019. View guidelines.
Preschool Age Financial Aid Program
The Preschool Financial Aid program is for families of preschool-age children who have been diagnosed with a moderately-severe to profound hearing loss and who are pursuing spoken language education for their child. Families who apply should be committed to a listening and spoken language approach for the development of their child’s listening, speech and cognitive skills. The application period for 2018 is now closed. View guidelines.
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 one LSLS professional per year in fulfilling the requirements for certification as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) in Auditory-Verbal Therapy (LSLS Cert. AVT). Applications are now closed for 2018. Click here for guidelines and the application.
In addition to the scholarships provided by AG Bell, there are a number of resources each student
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