Walter W. and Thelma C. Hissey College Scholarship Fund

Amount : $5,000

Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in a mainstream college or university full time in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area. Applicant must be diagnosed with a moderate to profound hearing loss prior to acquiring spoken language. (Hearing loss averages 60dB or greater in the better ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000, and 2000 Hz). Applicant must use spoken communication as their primary mode of communication. Hearing aid users are required to submit an unaided and aided audiogram current within the last 12 months. Cochlear implant users are required to submit their most recent mapping report. Applicants must also submit a Certified Official High School or Undergraduate Transcript (if applicable), as well as three letters of recommendation of which one must be from a current national or international member of AG Bell.

Key Facts

Type [?] : Scholarship
Award amount : $5,000
School specific [?] : No
Est. Deadline [?] : April 15
04/15/2024 (200 days left)
Application received [?] :
Total granted [?] : 2
Renewable : No
Need to repay : No
Required enrollment :
Separate Application is required :


State : District of Columbia

Sponsor and Contact Information

Sponsor name : Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Sponsor website :
Sponsor address : 3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007-2737 United States
Sponsor phone : 202 337-5220
Sponsor FAX : 202 337-8314
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