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Undergraduate Students

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP LINKS


HISPANIC POLICY NETWORK SCHOLARSHIP

Hispanic Policy Network (HPN) is now accepting applications for at least three $1,000 undergraduate students enrolled at Texas State University for Fall. Deadline for submitting applications is April 13. Special consideration is given to dependents of Texas State employees, first generation college students, those with unmet financial need. Download an application at www.txstate.edu/hpn/


Graduate Students

The Department of Communication Disorders has several sources of financial assistance available for graduate students. Listed below are the sources, eligibility requirements, and application procedures.


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS

We encourage all students to apply for this scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the CDIS graduate program (MA or MSCD)
  • be from a disadvantaged background (economically OR educationally/environmentally)
  • demonstrate financial need
  • U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.D. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Maintain good academic standing as defined by the program and the institution

To apply and determine if you meet the eligibility criteria, please complete both steps by the deadline:

  • Submit a FASFA application if you have not already done so: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
  • Submit parental tax information for the past 3 years on your FASFA, and be ready submit documentation if requested

For more information, email us at cdis@txstate.edu

**NOTE: The department will not have access to your financial information. Please do not submit any documentation to us. We will only be able to tell if you are eligible or not.


GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS

(a) Departmental graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis. Applicants should apply to the Department Chair each semester prior to the semester in which assistance is desired. Applications for the fall semester need to be completed by September 1st. Appointments of graduate assistants are determined by faculty review.
(b) Requirements: Students must have a high overall grade point average (minimum 3.0 on 4.0 scale), faculty recommendation, documentation of academic strength and clinical expertise (grade of B or better) in coursework and disorder area requiring graduate assistant (courses vary by semester), and full-time on-campus enrollment (not participating in off-campus practicum).
(c) Application Procedure: Completed application and supporting documentation submitted to the Department Chair by dates indicated above.
(d) Application materials may be obtained from the Department Administrative Assistant.
(e) GIA Salary: Approximately $751.26 monthly

(f) GRA Salary: Approximately $732.90 monthly

(g) GA Salary: Approximately $609.26 monthly 
(h) Service requirements: Approximately 10 hours per week.  


SERTOMA SCHOLARSHIP

(a) This scholarship was established by the generosity of the San Marcos SERTOMA Club
(b) Criteria and applications may be obtained from Jennifer Johnson (JJ43@txstate.edu), the current chapter president and advisor of the student SERTOMA organization on campus.  


COUNCIL OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS (CAPCSD) SCHOLARSHIP

(a) Progressus Scholarship due February; Award $3000

(b) Plural Publishing Research Award: $3000
Please visit scholarships.txstate.edu to explore scholarship opportunities. It is recommended that students apply for the Graduate College Scholarship and the Celebrity Classic Scholarship. Since students can apply for these BEFORE they are admitted to grad school, those who are accepted will be considered, whereas those who are not accepted will not be eligible for consideration. Students need to have completed the Apply Texas application before accessing this page.


GRADUATE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

(a) Ranges from $1,000-$1,500 per semester
(b) 3.5 GPA required from last 60 hours of undergraduate courses


GRADUATE SCHOLAR/CELEBRITY CLASSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

(see Graduate College link above)
(a) $1,000-$2,500 per academic year
(b) GPA requirements: 
     3.5-cumulative undergraduate
     3.75 last 60 hours coursework-undergraduate
     3.5-graduate


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS


Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association

TSHA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS


Scholarships for Latino/a Students

SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY

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The master's (MSCD and MA) education program in speech-language pathology at Texas State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700