Alumni eNewsletter: $1500 Fellowship Award Availability For Deaf & Hard of Hearing Women (Archives)

The International Alumnae of Delta Epsilon Sorority (IADES), an alumnae sorority with roots established at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., is a firm believer in encouraging deaf women to aspire toward a higher education, while striving for excellence in their academic endeavors.

Since 1989, IADES has been granting one annual fellowship award to a qualified deaf woman pursuing a Ph.D. degree. The 2007 IADES Fellowship Award is $1500, which is intended for tuition costs only during the 2007 spring academic year, and which will be payable to the recipient's college or university in January 2007.

Eligibility is determined on the basis of the doctoral applicant’s attainment of:

A. 12 or more credits, and
B. GPA of 3.0 (or better)

The application process will require the following documents:

  1. The IADES Fellowship Award application form, completely filled out;
  2. Official transcripts of applicant’s M.A./M.S. and Ph.D records;
  3. A recent copy of an audiogram, or a letter from a certified audiologist, a doctor, or other appropriate professional verifying one’s hearing loss;
  4. Two letters of recommendation:

a) one from applicant’s advisor or professor in the doctoral program, and
b) one from a current employer or from a deaf leader, citing professional and/or social knowledge of applicant’s abilities.

All submitted documents will be kept strictly confidential by the Committee.

Applicants may request an application form from:
IADES Fellowship Award Committee
9406 Steeple Court
Laurel, MD 20723-5827

Deadline to receive completed applications is SEPTEMBER 8, 2006.


Posted: 8 Jun 2006

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