Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students are encouraged to contact the UNI Financial Aid Office to determine their eligibility for university grants and scholarships as well as student loan programs. UNI grants are institutional awards made to students based on financial need. Students should review the Financial Aid webpage at:  https://finaid.uni.edu/

To apply for scholarships, please complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application available at https://finaid.uni.edu/2019-20-uni-scholarship-application-availableThe deadline to complete this application is JANUARY 15th.

 

Dean’s Award

1. Amount: $500 to $700 2. When? Awarded during spring semester for following academic year 3. For whom? Student majoring within College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences UNI only. Must have overall GPA of at least 3.5 4. See CHAS, must have made some contribution to the department 5. How to apply:  Complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application listed above • Application deadline January 15

 

Irene M. Thompson Scholarship

 1. Amount: $300 to $500 2. When? Awarded during spring semester for following academic year 3. For whom?  Either undergraduate OR graduate (3.0 GPA) 4. Competition pool: CHAS wide 5. How to apply: Complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application listed above • One letter of recommendation from faculty member • Application deadline January 15

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 CHAS Scholarship Awards

 1. Amount: $500 to $1,000 (several scholarships) 2. When? Awarded during spring semester for following academic year 3. For whom? 2nd semester sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student who is enrolled in fall classes as a communication disorders/SLP major 4. Competition pool: Departmental 5. How to apply:  Complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application listed above • Application deadline January 15

 

Humpal-Guthart Scholarship

1. Amount: $250 to $500 annually 2. When? Awarded during spring semester for following academic year. For whom? “Needy and deserving student of at least junior standing” 4. Competition Pool: Departmental 5. How to apply:  Complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application listed above • Application deadline January 15

 

Lois Shefte Potter Scholarship Award

1. Amount: $500 to $1,000 (2-3 scholarships) 2. When? Awarded during spring semester for following academic year 3. For whom?   Applications are accepted from 2nd semester juniors 4. Competition pool: Departmental 5. How to apply: • Complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application listed above • Application deadline January 15

 

Pauline Mann Mitchell Book Purchase Award

1. Amount: $200 deposited to student’s U-bill 2. When?: Awarded during spring semester for the following fall semester 3. For whom?: Student majoring in Communication Disorders 4. Competition pool: Departmental 5. How to apply: • Complete the on-line UNI Scholarship Application listed above and write one paragraph describing courses for which the award will be used. Award is based on academic ability, including, but not limited to GPA. Submit to department office, 230 CAC • Application deadline January 15

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Cedar Valley Sertoma Service Award

1. Amount: variable up to $1,000 2. When? Awarded during spring semester for following academic year 3. For whom? Junior, Senior or Graduate students in Fall 4. Competition pool: Departmental 5. How to apply: • Secure application from CSD Office • Application due February 15

 

Hearing Impaired Scholarship

1. Amount: $500 - $1,500   2. When? Awarded during Spring semester for following academic year 3. For whom? Undergraduate or graduate students in communication disorders/SLP with a hearing loss of 40 dB HTL or greater in one or both ears. (3.0 GPA)   4. Competition pool: Departmental 5. How to apply:  Secure application from CSD Office • Application deadline January 15

 

Iowa Speech and Hearing Association Scholarship

1. Amount: $500 2. When? Awarded October 3. For whom? Graduate OR undergraduate students in communication disorders /SLP. Competition pool: Communication disorders department of UNI and UI 5. How to apply: You must be nominated to apply for this scholarship.  Nominated students request guidelines from CSD Office • Must have letter of recommendation from UNI Communication Disorders faculty • Application & letters due early May – watch for announcement

 

Revised 9/2018