Sertoma’s Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing or Deaf, is the leading funder of scholarships for hard of hearing or deaf students since the program’s inception in 1994. Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.
Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarship, funded by the Sertoma Annual Fund, is for graduate students pursing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology from institutions in the U.S. These scholarships, worth $1,000 each, are awarded in the spring to help offset the cost of tuition, books and fees incurred during the following school year. Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarships provides more funds nationally for graduate level study in communicative disorders than any other single organization.
Each year, Sertoma raises funds to support our scholarships and other hearing health programs. Over the past ten years, the Annual Fund has provided over 800 scholarships, more than $1,000,000 in grants, and provided information to more than 300,000 individuals on how to protect their hearing. Sertoma provides more funds nationally for graduate students studying communicative disorders than any other single organization.
If you would like to help donate to the Sertoma Annual Fund, click the link below. You can also fill out the form to the right for more information.
The energetic youthful campers at the Aspen Camp in Snowmass, Colorado, partake in a wide variety of team building and outdoor activities that have been funded by generous donations, and grants from organizations such as Sertoma. Sertoma’s recent grant helped Aspen Camp fund new scholarships and camp activities.
The members of the Minnehaha Sertoma Club took part in a creative and colorful event that helped bring awareness to Sertoma’s hearing health mission and national programs. Photographed from left to right at the table: Patty Gaspar, Kris Stark, Tammy Stenzel, Sue VanderWoude, Margie Robinson and Bonnie Hazelwood.
Sophia, (pictured with her mother) was diagnosed with moderate-severe permanent hearing loss. In order to hear, and socially grow in school, she would require hearing aids. Due to the cost, she was not able to purchase them, until the Sioux City Noon Sertoma Club provided her with a very special donation.