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 scholarship application for Winter/Spring 2022 is now closed. 

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 

Scholarship Recipients will be notified soon. 

2021 SDSLHA Scholarship Recipients

  • 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
  • Tessa Allen, Deadwood, SD-- Mitchell Tech Student
Thank you to Sharon Petrik, SLP (Gayville, SD) for her help reviewing scholarship applications!