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Alexander Graham Bell Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing offers various educational scholarship awards for individuals with hearing loss. These include parent-infant/pre-school services awards, school-age awards, arts and sciences awards, and college scholarship awards. Application procedures as well as eligibility guidelines can be found online at:

Council for Exceptional Children

The Council for Exceptional Children awards scholarships to individuals with special needs who are entering post-secondary school for the first time. Additional information and application procedures can be found at:

Geoffrey Foundation

The Geoffrey Foundation was established in 1989 by parents of a child diagnosed with profound hearing loss. The foundation provides financial support to families who are committed to the auditory-verbal approach, to college students who use spoken language to communicate, and to research programs that focus on advancing amplification technology and/or finding cures for hearing loss. Visit for more information.

Graeme Clark Cochlear Scholarship

The Graeme Clark Scholarship is a financial award that is available to Nucleus ® cochlear implant recipients worldwide. The award is named in honor of the University of Melbourne Professor who has done pioneering work in the area of cochlear implants. The Scholarship consists of financial assistance toward a minimum three-year undergraduate degree at an accredited university and is paid in annual installments on the completion of each year of study. In the Cochlear Americas region, the amount awarded is US$3,000 a year for a maximum of 4 years. For more information, visit:

Sertoma International Scholarships

The Sertoma International Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to eligible deaf and hard-of-hearing college students in the United States and Canada. This amount can be used toward tuition, for books, and for supplies. For more information, visit: