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2012-13 Education Scholarships and Awards

The AAAF congratulates these audiology graduate students on the receipt of scholarships and awards in 2012-13. These awards are supported by gifts made to the AAA Foundation's Annual Fund, and member contributions ensure that the resources are available to fund the academic efforts of these future audiologists. To make a donation restricted solely for the use of audiology education, call the AAA Foundation office at 703-226-1049.

Project Amazon

One student and one audiologist join a humanitarian team traveling to remote Paratins, Brazil to provide hearing healthcare to children and adults from over 300 local communities.

Elizabeth Gollhofer, BS, BA
University of Washington

Martha Harney, MS
University of Washington


Roger Ruth Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a 4th year student who demonstrates outstanding clinical skills and who shows promise in terms of clinical research and service to the hearing health community ($1,000).

Nicole Corbin, BA
Arizona State University


Sadanand Singh Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to one minority or international student who shows exceptional promise in audiology research ($1,000).

Alexandra Parbery-Clark, BSc(hons)
Northwestern University


Empowering People Scholarships

Awarded to 3rd year students who show exceptional promise as clinical audiologists ($5,000).

Hilary Davis, BS
Vanderbilt University

Diana Guercio, BA
University of Florida

Star Lange-Richey, BA
University of Akron

Caitlin Sapp, BA
University of Iowa

Sarah Weber, BA
Idaho State University


SAA Student Leader Scholarship

Awarded to one 2nd or 3rd year student who shows exceptional leadership in service to the profession of audiology ($1,000).

Jodi Seligman, BA
University of Texas at Dallas


Student Travel Awards Reimbursement (STAR) Program

Travel stipend awarded to graduate students who wish to attend a professional meeting in the hearing sciences or other sciences related to coursework (up to $500).

Reaghan Albert, BS
University of Northern Colorado
Attended: Dangerous Decibels Educator Training

Sarah Byrnes, BA
University of Northern Colorado
Attended: Dangerous Decibels Educator Training

James Dewey, BA
Northwestern University
Attended: 36th MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Lindsey Rentmeester, AuD

Vanderbilt University
Attended: American Auditory Society Annual Meeting


SAA Humanitarian, Education, and Awareness Resources (HEAR) Chapter Grant

Awarded to an SAA Chapter to fund the development of a SAA chapter project that is either a new project or for the refinement of an existing project. The project must be either Humanitarian in nature (providing service in your community, nationally, or internationally), Educational in nature (providing professional education to audiology students, audiologists or to non-professionals), or related to the Awareness of audiology (up to $1,000).

Auburn University SAA: Outreach in Guatemala
Ohio State University SAA: Hustle for Hearing 5K Race/1 Mile Walk
Wayne State University SAA: SAA Study Lounge


SAA Special Olympics Healthy Hearing Chapter Paricipation Grants

Provides funding that enables students from SAA chapters to serve as volunteers at Special Olympics Healthy Hearing events at the local, regional, and state levels ($250).

East Tennessee State University SAA
Idaho State University SAA
Montclair State University SAA
Rush University SAA
San Diego State University/UC San Diego SAA
Syracuse University SAA
University at Buffalo SAA
University of Iowa SAA
University of Washington SAA
Vanderbilt University SAA

Reaghan Albert

2012 STAR recipient Reaghan Albert traveled to Portland, OR to attend the Dangerous Decibels Educator Training.

Project Amazon