Available Scholarships

The Foundation is committed to doctoral students as they continue their academic career learning exceptional clinical skills and exploring contemporary avenues of research that will advance the treatment of people with hearing and balance problems. Our scholarships are funded by corporate, industry, and individual donors who support hearing and balance wellness.

Click on a scholarship program below to learn more about each initiative and how you can apply.

If you have questions about the process of applying for these scholarships, please contact Erin Reyes.

View past winners here.

Empowering Students Scholarship

The American Academy of Audiology Foundation’s Empowering Students Scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to six students who show exceptional promise as a clinical audiologist as evidenced by the student’s resume, letters of recommendation, and personal statement. This scholarship program is generously funded by Oticon, Inc. $30,000 in scholarship funds are available, and Oticon is designating up to $20,000 of these funds for Black students.
Amount $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2022
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Jerry Northern Scholarship in Pediatric Audiology

The AAA Foundation is excited to announce a scholarship opportunity for students interested in pediatric audiology. Dr. Jerry Northern has graciously donated to the Foundation to award three students with $10,000 each in scholarship funds and $500 each for travel expenses to AAA 2023+HearTECH Expo in Seattle, WA.
Amount $10,000
Deadline May 31, 2022
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Available Awards

The American Academy of Audiology and the Foundation offer targeted opportunities to students across the country through its many Student Academy of Audiology scholarships and grants. The programs are designed to help students maximize their learning experiences through leadership, educational, and humanitarian opportunities.

Click on a program below to learn more about each initiative and how you can apply.

Student Travel Award Reimbursement (STAR) Program

The American Academy of Audiology Foundation’s STAR Program offers full-time audiology graduate students (AuD, PhD, AuD/PhD) at a U.S. university funding to support their participation in professional meetings where they will present research or gain an educational experience not available in their academic programs. Selected students will receive reimbursement to participate in any qualifying educational event, including AAA 2023+HearTECH Expo. For a virtual event, the registration fee will be reimbursed.

Amount Up to $500
Deadline December 16, 2022
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Student Travel Award Reimbursement (STAR) Program – Washington State

Through a generous donation from the Washington Society of Audiology (WSA), the American Academy of Audiology Foundation is offering full-time audiology graduate students (AuD, PhD, AuD/PhD) from a Washington state-based university funding to support their participation in professional meetings in the hearing sciences or other subjects related to the students’ professional coursework. The selected students will present research or gain an educational experience not available in their academic programs. The selected students will receive reimbursement to participate in any qualifying educational event, including AAA 2023+HearTECH Expo. For a virtual event, the registration fee will be reimbursed.

Amount Up to $1,000
Deadline December 16, 2022
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