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Student scholarship opportunities

Financial aid for every age and stage

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"Thanks to the financial award from AG Bell, I was able to keep doing the sport I love—Rowing!"

Apply for financial aid

From music and dance to sports and school, children and teens with hearing loss should have every opportunity to live a life without limits! That’s why we offer financial aid and scholarships for all ages, from preschool to graduate school. 

For every application we must receive documentation of a bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range and the use of listening and spoken language. 


Parent & Infant Financial Aid

For families of infants and toddlers under the age of 4 who are pursuing a listening and spoken language outcome for their child, this scholarship provides support for services, technology, and more.

Preschool Financial Aid

The Preschool Financial Aid program helps families of children from age 4 until they begin first grade with expenses including auditory support services, speech-language therapy, preschool tuition, etc. Award amounts vary and are made once a year.

Applications close May 24, 2024

Arts & Sciences Award

Available to students in grades 1-12, awards help students participate in after-school, weekend or summer programs that enrich language and develop skills in the arts or sciences.

Apply Here

Applications open Jan. 2025

School-Age Financial Aid

The School‐Age Financial Aid program is for students in grades 1-12 at a parochial, independent or traditional private school. Awards may be applied to tuition, books, equipment, room and board, auditory and speech language support services, academic tutoring, transportation, etc. Please Note: Public school, oral school, home school and post‐secondary students are not eligible for this award. 

Apply Here

Applications open Feb. 2025

AG Bell College Scholarship Program

The College Scholarship provides awards for students pursuing a 2 or 4 year degree at an accredited college or university, in the U.S. or around the world. Students must already be accepted and may reapply every year they are enrolled.

Apply Here

Coming Soon!

George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law & Public Policy

This program provides awards of $5,000 each year for up to three full-time graduate students who are attending an accredited law school or a masters or doctoral program in public policy or public administration. 

Apply Here

Applications open Jan. 2025

Financial assistance for hearing technology

Looking for help purchasing hearing aids or cochlear implants for your child?  Email or connect with your chapter to find local technology scholarships.

Be in the know

We regularly offer new scholarships!

To be notified when new opportunities arise, join us!

AG Bell membership for families is always free!

Family membership benefits:

  • Financial Support

    Scholarships for technology, therapy, and education

  • Professional Guidance

    Speak to a parent who's been there or search for a certified therapist.

  • State Chapters

    Connect with and get support from local families like yours!

  • Resource Library

    Get answers with access to our information library

  • Volta Voices

    A bilingual magazine with in-depth stories about growing up with hearing loss

  • Loft & Leap

    Access to unique leadership & educational programs for teens

Seeking an AG Bell professional membership?

Get listed on our searchable professional directory, find educational and research resources, scholarships and mentorship.

Professional Membership Has Its Benefits

Join today to connect with fellow members, exchange insights, get listed in our global directory, and celebrate the journey of listening & spoken language.

Professional benefits include:

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

    Earn CEUs through the AG Bell Academy, at our yearly Symposium, or through events held throughout the year for members

  • $100 off Exam Fees

    Take your Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS®) certification exam for less!

  • Event Discounts

    Discounted registration to AG Bell’s symposium and other events, plus special discounts on travel, restaurants, retail shops and more

  • LSL Professional Directory

    Get listed and found by families that need your services and students that want your mentorship

  • LSL Leading Edge

    An exclusive e-newsletter for AG Bell professional members packed with the latest news and developments in hearing health and the listening & spoken language field

  • Volta Voices 

    AG Bell’s award-winning, quarterly digital magazine in English and Spanish

  • Access to AG Bell’s Network

    Connect with 40+ state chapters located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico

  • Professional Opportunities

    Get involved in AG Bell through committees, task forces, councils and other venues for members to interact and contribute meaningfully

  • The Volta Review 

    Stay current with the latest research through our peer-reviewed, online professional research journal

Seeking membership as a friend or family member?

Membership is always free for family & friends of people who are deaf or hard of hearing and helps connect individuals to our professional community!