All students in the M.S. program in Speech Language Pathology are eligible to receive merit-based financial aid from the Marquette University Graduate School. First-year students are awarded both half-time graduate assistantships and tuition scholarships. Second-year students are awarded tuition scholarships. Click here for information on these awards, as well as a variety of private scholarships administered through the Graduate School.
Bilingual Therapies Inc. of Chicago offers a scholarship program to students pursuing the BIES certificate. Recipients of this scholarship receive from Bilingual Therapies Inc. a $2,500 living stipend per semester during their final two semesters of graduate study. This award would be in addition to any merit-based financial aid received from the Marquette University Graduate School.
To apply for the scholarship, students must contact Bilingual Therapies Inc. during their first year of graduate study to arrange for an interview and complete an application. The scholarship recipient must agree to a one-year employment commitment to Bilingual Therapies Inc. upon graduation.
This memorial scholarship, offered annually by the Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association, is sponsored by the family and friends of Risa Mari Otto, M.S., CCC-SLP. Risa earned her degree while under treatment for a malignant brain tumor which ultimately caused her death in October 2001. The scholarship of $2,000 is intended to be used for expenses of graduate school education. To apply, the student is required to meet these guidelines:
Preference will be given to those students who have acquired Spanish speaking skills and who intend to seek employment in facilities which serve the Hispanic community. More information about the award and forms for applying are available each fall from Steven Long, director of graduate studies.