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In addition to university scholarships, CNHP students have the following scholarships available. Additional criteria may apply in order to qualify. Criteria and applications for 2018-2019 are available outside the Dean's Office and at this link.  A hard copy should be submitted to the Dean's Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 26, 2018.

Communication Disorders

L.H. Sternheimer Family Scholarship in Communication Disorders*

Eligibility Requirements
  • Graduating senior from a high school in Craighead County, Arkansas with a minimum 3.0 grade point average who plans to enroll in Arkansas State University the following fall semester.
  • Pursuing a degree in College of Nursing and Health Professions majoring in Communication Disorders.  Preference given to students specializing in deaf and hearing impaired.
  • Recipient should demonstrate citizenship as evidenced by sound moral character, good social-emotional adjustment and participation in extracurricular activity.
  • In the event there are no qualified recipients for the above, the award shall be designated to the Sternheimer Family Scholarship in Music following appropriate criteria guidelines.

George Herndon Graduate Scholarship*

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student in their second term of the Graduate Program in Communication Disorders
  • Completed application due by November 1
  • Resume listing responsibilities, achievements and activities since high school graduation
  • Brief autobiographical narrative to be used for publicity
  • Anticipated personal expenses for the spring semester.

Selection will be made by Department of Communication Disorders Scholarship committee; comprised of five members; Director of the Communication Disorders Program, two members of the Communication Disorders faculty, one representative of the Regional Association for Communicative Disorders and the Director of Development or his/her designee.

Jane LeBlanc Graduate Scholarship*

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be a full-time, unconditionally admitted student to the Graduate Program in Communication Disorders
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher and maintain it

*These scholarships must be applied for through the department.

College Specific Scholarships

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital Scholarship Endowment

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student admitted to any professional program in CNHP
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrates academic achievement
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Must be a junior or senior level student

Jon A. Linder/Douglas Jon Seitz Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Single parent who is an Arkansas resident
  • Student must have completed 50 undergraduate semester hours before being considered
  • Must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 (3.0/4.0) cumulative grade point average
  • Majoring in an undergraduate degree program of the following: (Listed in priority order): Nursing; Communication Disorders; Health Professions

Elizabeth A. Thomas Health Sciences

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Undergraduate CNHP student in final year of study
  • Preference given to students who are married and/or have young children at home
  • Financial need is NOT a requirement for this scholarship

Marie Deacon Landon Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time graduate student working toward a degree in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy
  • Demonstrates academic achievement
  • Financial need is not a main criterion but may be considered
  • Satisfactory academic progress towards a degree

Maurice Ward Endowed Rehab Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student in OT, PT, Speech or Athletic Training
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Scholarship is renewable for one year by continuing to meet criteria as noted above
Privately Funded Scholarships

All students are eligible to apply for a variety of privately funded scholarships administered by Arkansas State University and the ASU Foundation. Scholarships are for full-time students and require evidence of scholastic achievement and/or outstanding ability in the area of the award.


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