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Early Intervention in Deaf Education Graduate Scholarship
Fontbonne holds the distinction of offering one of only a few early intervention in deaf education programs in the country. Our program stresses an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating the principles of best practice from deaf education, early childhood education, speech-language pathology and special education. This program emphasizes the development of listening and spoken language.
Availability: Maximum of 8 qualified candidates per academic year
Qualifications: Students who have completed an undergraduate degree at Fontbonne University or another four year college or university and have been accepted into the program
Scholarship/Award Recipients Receive
- Tuition remission of 36 credit hours
- $200 for books for four semesters in the scholarship program
- Funds for professional education and development programs
Scholarship Opportunity Requirements
Scholarship awardees must sign a service obligation agreement.
- Successful completion of required coursework
- Successful completion of graduate clinical practica
- Participation in a collaborative seminar in which case studies are discussed
- Attendance at one forum per year presented by nationally recognized experts
- Attendance at professional conferences
- Participation in a professional journal club
- Two years of employment for every one-year scholarship reimbursement with children birth-21 who are IEP eligible
- Mentorship program participation for the first year of employment following graduation
- Professional forum attendance during mentoring program
- Collaborative preparation with the mentor of professional in-service or family resource materials
For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please contact:
Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
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