Scholarship

2021 SDSLHA Scholarship Recipients

SLP: 
  • Abigail Willison, Sioux Falls, SD  - Augustana University Grad- Plans to study at University of Northern Colorado
  • Elizabeth Woods, Canton, SD-- USD graduate and will study at USD in the Fall
SLPA: 
  • Tessa Allen, Deadwood, SD-- Mitchell Tech Student
 
Thank you to Sharon Petrik, SLP (Gayville, SD) for her help reviewing scholarship applications!

2022 SDSLHA Scholarship Information 

The South Dakota Speech-Language-Hearing Association annually awards scholarships to eligible students for financial academic assistance to further their education in speech-language-pathology or audiology.  The anticipated opening for scholarship applications for Winter/Spring 2022 is January 2022.

A disbursement of $500.00 each will be awarded to two undergraduate seniors who are currently enrolled in a Communication Sciences and Disorders program at a South Dakota College or University. 

A disbursement of $200.00 will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in a South Dakota speech-language pathology assistant program.

Specific criteria for application:

  • For Graduate Students
    • Be pursuing a graduate degree in either audiology or speech-language pathology in the Fall of 2022  
    • Show proof of acceptance to a graduate program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) for audiology and/or speech-language pathology
  • For Speech Language Pathology Assistant Students 
    • Be attending a speech-language pathology assistant program in the Fall of 2022
  • ALL 
    • All application materials must be submitted as instructed including: 
      • Proof of acceptance to your program 
      • Completed application 
      • Personal statement indicating why you chose audiology or speech language pathology 
      • Unofficial transcript 
      • 3 letters of recommendation 

New in 2022, the SDSLHA scholarship application process must be completed online. The link to the application form is below. All completed forms and documentation must be submitted on the SDSLHA website by May 1st,  2022.

2022 SDSLHA Scholarship Form
SDSLHA Scholarship Committee
Attn: Stacie Carlson
PO Box 308
Sioux Falls, SD 57101