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Marilyn Miller Quintana Moline Fellowship

The Marilyn Miller Quintana Moline Fellowship is a permanent endowment for the Department of Speech and Hearing Science. Funding for this scholarship is made possible by annual earnings of the Arizona State University Foundation account and by memorial gifts.

Marilyn Miller Quintana Moline served as the director of Speech Pathology Services at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and on the Arizona Speech and Hearing Association executive board. Her desire to help others was evident in her love for treating neurologically-impaired patients as well as her abilities to mentor new clinicians and students.

As a tribute to her memory, her husband, John R. Moline, established the Marilyn Miller Quintana Moline Fellowship Endowment to provide financial aid to those seeking a profession in the art and science of speech-language pathology.

About the Award

The award provides financial assistance to help defray educational expenses. Award winners must meet all departmental admission eligibility requirements and continue academic progress, as verified by the chair of the Department of Speech and Hearing Science, to receive the award. At present, this award is intended for master's or PhD students.

Criteria

The Marilyn Miller Quintana Moline Fellowship is available to new and continuing full-time, regularly admitted students in either the Master of Science program in communication disorders or the PhD program in speech and hearing science with a specialization in speech-language pathology. Selection will be decided upon by the academic faculty with the intent to recruit strong students into the field of communication disorders. Qualified applicants who have a disability are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedures

Please submit your electronic application as a single attachment to shsgrad@asu.edu. The applicant needs to submit:

  • The SHS Award Application Form
  • Three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should be from a University Faculty member. It is recommended that you also have a letter from a certified speech-language pathologist or audiologist. The referee will send their letter directly to the department at shsgrad@asu.edu. The referee only needs to write one letter even if you are applying to several scholarships.
  • Resume (1-2 pages)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • A brief biography (1-2 pages) addressing the following questions:
    • Why do you want to be a speech-language pathologist or audiologist?
    • What are your goals?
    • Please include information about special financial needs or disabilities in your biography.

Save the application in a single document with the file name LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_Miller Quintana Moline 2015 (i.e. SMITH_JANE_Miller Quintana Moline 2015). 

Applications are due no later than Feb. 1. The department may encourage strong admission candidates to apply after this deadline. All application materials should be submitted electronically. Paper submission are not acceptable. 

Finalists will be chosen by the department's awards committee no later than 30 days prior to the award announcement. The committee will then give recommendations to the department chair who will make the final selection. The award will be announced as part of an annual awards ceremony in April. Recipients and donors will be encouraged to attend this event.