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The Carol Seaholm Tymkowych Scholarship 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.
Carol Seaholm earned her master's in communication disorders at Arizona State University. She was dedicated to helping those who suffer from communication disorders and wished for others to join her in this special vocation.
Her husband John, with family and friends, established the Carol Seaholm Tymkowych Memorial Scholarship to provide financial aid to those seeking a profession in the science and art of human communication and its disorders.
The award provides financial assistance to help defray tuition 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 for graduate students entering the second year of the program.
The Tymkowych scholarship is available to full-time, regularly admitted students entering the second year of the Master of Science in communication disorders program with a specialization in speech-language pathology. Selection is based on clinical performance, academic ability and career interest. Financial circumstances are also considered.
Please submit your electronic application as a single attachment to Kimberly.firstname.lastname@example.org. The applicant needs to submit:
Save the application (excluding letters of recommendation) in a single document with the file name LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_NameOfScholarship (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 submissions are not acceptable.
All applicants will be reviewed and independently rated by each member of the Department of Speech and Hearing Science’s Award committee. The files for the top four applicants will be sent to the Tymkowych committee so they can rank the candidates. The committee will use the Tymkowych committee ratings to select the final candidate and then give recommendations to the Department Chair who will make the final selection. Applications will be reviewed no later than 30 days prior to the award date, which is on or near the last day of classes. Recipients will be notified at least 2 weeks prior to the award’s ceremony and the recipient will be honored at the annual spring awards ceremony.