Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

School of Health and Human Sciences

 Applying for scholarships is done through the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS).

Completed applications for the 2020-21 year are due by a yet to be disclosed date in March, 2021.

Each year, excellent students, majoring in a department of HHS are awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships and awards. A list of awards are found under the tabs for the specific department as well as the tab for scholarships available to students from any department with the School. Qualifications are listed along with a description of the scholarship.

Scholarships Available to EITHER Graduate or Undergraduate Students

The Quota Club
The Quota Club Scholarship was established in 2007 with a gift from members of The Quota Club for the purpose of rewarding character, service and academic excellence in two students majoring in Communication Science and Disorders. Quota Club members are known especially for their service to deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired individuals and disadvantaged women and children.

Scholarships Available to Undergraduate Students

The Jacqueline M. Cimorelli Scholarship in CSD
Dr. Cimorelli joined the faculty of Communication Sciences and Disorders in 1977. She served as Department Head from 1992 to 2002 before her retirement in 2005. She established this award to leave a living legacy of her professional commitment to the discipline to support students who demonstrate a similar dedication.

The CSD Susan Stout Undergraduate Scholarship Susan C. Stout graduated from the Woman’s College (now UNCG) with a B.S. in Physical Education in 1958. The Susan Stout Scholarship Fund was established in 1985 to assist students majoring in Physical Education.
Eligible: With its growth, the fund now supports six undergraduate and five graduate students in 4 departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences.

The University Speech and Hearing Scholarship The University Speech and Hearing Scholarship was established in 1972 by the University Speech and Hearing Association.
Eligible: This annual scholarship supports a rising junior or senior student majoring in speech pathology and audiology.

The National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scholarships

Eligible: You must be a current National NSSLHA member, be a sophomore or junior in a CSD program, and hold a 3.25 cumulative GPA (minimum). 

Scholarships Available to Graduate Students

The Cheshire Center Award Fund for Communication Sciences and Disorders
Margie Motsinger is a 1980 graduate of UNCG with a M.Ed. in speech pathology. She started The Cheshire Center Speech and Voice Center that year as a one-person practice; by 2006 it had grown to include some 90 employees working in a nine-county area.
Eligible: Master’s degree students in CSD are eligible for this award.