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The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use Listening and Spoken Language, and who are pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree or a graduate degree at an accredited mainstream college or university. This is a merit-based scholarship program with award selection being extremely competitive. The number and value of awards vary from year to year. To be eligible, spoken communication must be the applicant’s primary mode of communication and hearing loss must have been diagnosed before the applicant’s fourth birthday. Hearing loss must be bilateral and in the moderate to profound range. Applicants must have an unaided Pure-Tone Average (PTA) of 60dB or greater in the better-hearing ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 Hz. Applicants with cochlear implants meet this eligibility requirement. Applicant must be enrolled in or have applied to a mainstream and accredited college/university as a full-time student and must have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.25. For high school seniors, this is a cumulative GPA for grades 9-11 and the first semester of grade 12. For college freshman, this is cumulative GPA for grades 9-12 and the first semester of college. For college sophomores or higher, it is the cumulative GPA on your college transcript for all semesters completed.

To apply, please visit www.agbell.org.

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