The Emeritus Award
The Emeritus Award was established in 2002 from an endowment funded by an emeritus CSD faculty member. This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement. Students are nominated by faculty members for each award year. The competition begins in the Fall Term.
The Audrey Holland Endowed Award
The Audrey Holland Endowed Award is designated to support undergraduate and graduate students to design and conduct research in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders. The awardee may use the award for research related supplies and equipment, subject participation, statistical support, travel to present research findings, and other related items. Students self-nominate for this award. Please click here for the current application.
Audrey Holland, long time Pitt CSD supporter and noted Aphasia clinician/researcher, will be missed by her Pitt family.
View the Audrey Holland tribute video here:
The Carol E. Lang and Howard N. Lang, MD Scholarship for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Award
The Carol E. Lang and Howard N. Lang Award was established in 2013 to provide tuition support for students pursuing a master’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders with a specialization in speech language pathology. Recipients must be a resident of one of the following counties: Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Butler, Fayette, Green, Indiana, Somerset, Washington or Westmoreland, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients may re-apply for the scholarship in subsequent years if the recipient continues to meet all eligibility requirements.
The Richard M. Riedman Endowed Scholarship in Audiology Award
The Richard M. Riedman Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 to support educational expenses for audiology students. Preference is given to doctoral candidates in audiology, but funds may be used to support a graduate student in audiology.
The Bernard Rousseau Student Resource Fund in Communication Science and Disorders Award
The Bernard Rousseau Student Resource Fund was established in 2020 to provide support for education-related expenses for students in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders, including, but not limited to, books, lab fees and travel. Funds will be administered with a preference for individuals from underrepresented groups within the school.
Other Scholarship and Award Opportunities
ASHA and ASHFoundation Websites
Speech Pathology Master’s Programs Website
This site offers a detailed list of opportunities for financial assistance for speech-language pathology students. For information on any of these opportunities, please click here.
American Academy of Audiology Website
This site offers a detailed list of opportunities for financial assistance for audiology students. For information on any of these opportunities, please click here.
The University of Pittsburgh has information about various scholarship opportunities at this site: https://financialaid.pitt.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/ Current Pitt students can log into PittFund$Me (hosted on the Scholarship Universe system) and answer a series of profile questions. The adaptive matching engine will display scholarship opportunities that are tailored to you. You will then see institutional scholarships and vetted outside scholarships so you can be confident as you submit your scholarship applications.