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Rolland J. Van Hattum Award for Contribution in the Schools

Award to a USA Individual to Recognize Accomplishments in
Eligible Fields Related to Hearing, Speech, and Language

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation)

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Award of $2,000 to a USA individual to recognize accomplishments in eligible fields related to hearing, speech, and language. 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. The nominee must be an audiologist or speech-language pathologist employed by a school system.

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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158466

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.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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).

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: April 12, 2021

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.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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The ASHFoundation
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
Phone: 301-296-8700

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