Scholarships

Scholarship Application Directions

There are two steps to applying for CDIS scholarships:

1. Complete the "General Application" on AcademicWorks. This is a centralized system that BGSU uses for all scholarships. You only need to complete the "General Application" to be considered for the CDIS scholarships. There is no additional step to specifically apply for these scholarships on AcademicWorks.

2. Complete the CDIS Application for the specific scholarship you would like to apply for. The CDIS Applications can be found below.

In order to be considered for the scholarship, you must submit both applications.  

Scholarships

The following scholarships are being offered specifically for students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at BGSU. The application deadline is February 1st at 5:00 p.m.. Please remember to complete both applications on time to be considered.  

 

Undergraduate Student Scholarship

Elizabeth Neidecker Communication Disorders Undergraduate Scholarship

The Elizabeth Neidecker Communication Disorders Undergraduate Scholarship was established by Professor Emeritus Neidecker to support students in Communication Sciences and Disorders who are planning to practice in the school setting.  Dr. Neidecker was a BGSU faculty member from 1962 until she retired in 1982.  She also taught methods courses and supervised student teachers.  Preference will be given to students who plan to work in the school setting.

General Application

CDIS Application

Note: You must complete both applications to be considered for this scholarship.

 

Graduate Student Scholarships

The Lima Noon Sertoma Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship

The Lima Noon Sertoma Club was established in 1937, under its original name of the Cooperative Club. The national organization changed its name officially to Sertoma in 1950, reflecting its core mission of Service To Mankind.  The Lima Noon Sertoma Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship was established in 2010 by the Lima Noon Sertoma Club as part of their mission as a speech and hearing service organization, in order to provide support to graduate students in speech-language pathology.  The club established this scholarship to support students who wish to pursue careers as speech-language pathologists.  The recipient shall be a 2nd year Graduate Student and a resident of Northwest or West Central Ohio.

General Application

CDIS Application

Note: You must complete both applications to be considered for this scholarship.

 

Elizabeth Neidecker Communication Disorders Graduate Scholarship

The Elizabeth Neidecker Communication Disorders Graduate Scholarships were established by Professor Emeritus Neidecker to support students in Communication Sciences and Disorders who are planning to practice in the school setting. Dr. Neidecker was a BGSU faculty member from 1962 until she retired in 1982.  She also taught methods courses and supervised student teachers.  Preference will be given to students who plan to work in the school setting.

General Application

CDIS Application

Note: You must complete both applications to be considered for this scholarship.

 

Harold J. (Hal) McGrady Speech/Language Pathology Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Dr. Harold J.McGrady. Recipients must be a rising 2nd-year master's student at BGSU and in Communication Sciences and Disorders who is in the school-based track and who has expressed an interest in working in the school setting after graduation.  Preference is given to students who show financial need and who have demonstrated leadership and involvement in student life activities.

General Application

CDIS Application

Note: You must complete both applications to be considered for this scholarship.

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

Hal McGrady Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship: Alexa Wiebusch
Elizabeth Neidecker Communication Disorders Undergraduate Scholarship: Rebecca Ebert
Elizabeth Neidecker Communication Disorders Graduate Scholarship: Kelsey Kuenning
Lima Noon Sertoma Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship: Jena Jacoby and Ashley West