The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers a variety of program scholarships, fellowships, and graduate assistantships.
To apply for these opportunities:
- Complete the CSD Departmental Financial Support Application and submit it with any attachments (as listed in the application) to the department via email, fax, mail or simply by dropping it off at the main office by March 15, 2020 for the 2021 AY.
- File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is optional but must be completed to be eligible for need based awards.
- Students applying for CSD departmental funds and graduate assistantship positions must be currently enrolled in the professional phase of their program. New applicants to CSD programs are also eligible to apply for funds.
CSD Scholarships and Fellowships
Attention Pre-CSD Undergraduate Students: Students enrolled as pre-CSD students are not eligible for departmental scholarships, but can apply for CHP Continuing Student Scholarships accessible from the CHP Advising Center website.
For Undergraduate Students:
- Barbara Williams Hodson Scholarship in Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Communication Sciences and Disorders Endowed Scholarship
- Harold T. "Hal" Edwards Memorial Scholarship in Speech-Language Pathology
- J. Keith Graham Endowed Scholarship
For Undergraduate and Graduate Students:
- Grand Army of the Republic Living Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship
- Sam and Rosemary Sherr Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship
- Sidonie Faires Memorial Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship
- Stan and Rosalind Scudder Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship
For Graduate Students Only:
- Kent and Janet Kruske Endowed Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology
- Wichita Scottish Rite Charitable Trust Fellowship in Communication Sciences and Disorders
CSD Graduate Assistantships
Assistantships are awarded primarily on the basis of a student's academic record and demonstrated teaching, research, and leadership abilities. Responsibilities include providing direct or assisting instruction, assisting faculty members in their scholarly and/or creative activities, or assisting in non-teaching and non-research activities. Policies governing assistantship positions are defined in the WSU Policies and Procedures manual - 8.04 Graduate Assistantships. Current and prospective CSD graduate students may apply for assistantship positions within our department using the application form above.
Other WSU Resources
- WSU Office of Financial Aid - General information about financial aid for students.
- Current students can apply to the WSU Graduate School and Student Government Association for awards to support their research projects.
- American-Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHA)
- Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD)
- Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
- Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation (KHERF)
- National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Scholarship Foundation