Award of $2,000 to a USA audiologist or speech-language pathologist to recognize outstanding accomplishments. Funding will be awarded for outstanding service in PreK-12 schools. Applicants should demonstrate how their activities have had a positive and significant impact in their fields within a school setting.
Eligible activities or achievements include, but are not limited to:
Conducting exemplary clinical services, supervision, or research in a school setting.
Developing an innovative program (e.g., clinical, training) in a school setting, with an emphasis on those that are replicable.
Promoting or enhancing public or private support for audiology and speech-language pathology services in the schools.
The following specific eligibility criteria should be addressed in the nomination:
- The nominee must be an audiologist or speech-language pathologist employed by a school system (e.g., serving pre-K through high school setting). Excludes individual or agency contractors.
- The nominee's contribution must have been made within a school system and must have had a direct, observable, and demonstrable impact..
- The nominee's commitment to the delivery of services in the schools must be evidenced by a specific activity or achievement, or a series of related integrated activities resulting in the achievement of a common goal.
- The nominee's commitment and contribution to the delivery of services in the schools must be clearly identified as outstanding (e.g., innovative; creative in use of resources; collaborative).
Deadline: April 12, 2023
Winner Announcement: Nominators are notified of competitions results by September. The recipient will be announced and honored in November.
Nominators must complete the Nomination and Summary Form and upload the Nomination Document. Absence of required information will automatically exclude any potential candidate from consideration.
Estimated Size of Grant
The awardee receives a plaque and an award of $2,000. In addition, the recipient’s school system will receive $500 to further the awarded work.