1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3311
Health Sciences, 265
Laramie, WY 82071
In addition to amazing general scholarships offered at the time of undergraduate admission to UW, the Division of Communication Disorders offers merit-based Steve Elliot Scholarships to new and returning students within the division.
We encourage you to take some time to review the opportunities and apply to those scholarships for which you are eligible.
help for graduate students is also available each year through the
department with assistantships and other funding. Typically, graduate
assistantships are awarded for one academic year and include 1/2 tuition
support and a monthly stipend. These assistantships require the
student to spend 10 hours per week providing supportive services to the
Division or to individual faculty members. Awards are competitive and
based on past academic performance, evidence of professional promise,
and letters of recommendation. GA application
The Division of Communication Disorders offers the ASPIRE program, which is a program designed to help you build your professional knowledge and skills by working one-on-one with an academic or clinical faculty mentor.
The ASPIRE program is flexible by providing many options to the student and faculty mentor in developing a project. A project may include the development of treatment tools in the clinic, or presenting career talks at high schools, or working on research that is conducted in a lab.
The ASPIRE Student will be given 500 dollars per academic year, free membership to the National NSSLHA organization, the opportunity to attend a professional convention, and priority registration for classes (like athletes)! Plus, you will get to work one-on-one with a faculty mentor.
The application process :
1) Simply provide us with an unofficial transcript and ACT scores from WyoWeb.
2) Write a short (300 word) statement that addresses: academic performance, notable academic achievements, leadership and service activities, NSSLHA membership, professional interests, and a possible
ASPIRE mentor. (You do not need to identify a mentor.)
3) Please indicate that you are applying for the ASPIRE program on your statement.
4) The application is due to Robin (HS 265 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by 9 am, on Tuesday, February 12th.