Scholarships for Graduate Audiology Students
Applications for the 2019 CaptionCall Scholarships will be accepted
from November 1, 2018 through January 17, 2019.
Currently applications are not being accepted.
CaptionCall to provide up to eight
• Be current postsecondary undergraduates planning to pursue graduate study or current graduate level student studying audiology.
• Plan to enroll for the entire upcoming academic year in a full‑time graduate level course of study in audiology at an accredited school in the United States.
• Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
CaptionCall understands that audiologists fill a critical role in helping individuals with hearing loss make choices to stay connected and to enjoy a high quality of life. Creating the CaptionCall scholarship is a way for CaptionCall to support the field of audiology. As a hearing healthcare advocate, CaptionCall offers many programs to support the work of audiologists, including webinars with industry experts; the Noah 4 module, which simplifies patient certification; the CaptionCall blog, to which audiologists can refer their patients and families to access practical information to help contend with hearing loss; and free Red Carpet Service – a professional installation and product training program for all eligible patients.
2018 CaptionCall Scholarship Recipients
Kailey Durkin - University of Colorado Boulder
Kailey is a first year student in the University of Colorado-Boulder audiology doctoral program and a graduate research assistant in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. She completed her B.A. at University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was an undergraduate research assistant in a bilingualism lab. Being diagnosed with a hearing loss in college lead her to pursue a career in the field, in hopes of helping others like her. Her professional interests include adult diagnostics, hearing aids, assistive technologies, and hearing conservation. Kailey is looking forward to her second year of the program and gaining more experience in other areas of audiology. In the future, Kailey hopes to work at a VA hospital.
Morgan Hill - University of Oklahoma
Morgan is a third year Doctor of Audiology student at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She completed her B.S. at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Morgan is the lead student coordinator for the United Way Hearing Aid Bank at The University of Oklahoma. Her research interests include interprofessionalism amongst audiologists and other healthcare providers. Morgan will be completing her fourth year externship at Audiology of Tulsa in Tulsa Oklahoma. There she will be pursuing her passion by working primarily with adults in a diagnostic and rehabilitative clinic.
Emily Lundberg - University of Colorado Boulder
Emily Lundberg is a third year AuD/PhD student at the University of Colorado. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Denver, and her background in music eventually led her to audiology. Her current interests center around the perceptual responses to changes in signal processing in hearing aids and cochlear implants; specifically, binaural benefits in localization and listening in noise, improving music perception, and implications for signal processing in the aging population. Emily has served as president of her local Student Academy of Audiology Chapter and currently acts as Communications Chair on the National Student Academy of Audiology Board of Directors. Emily is excited to begin her fourth year externship at the University of Colorado Hospital this summer. Upon graduating, Emily looks forward to combining her clinical and research interests to improve outcomes for older adults with hearing loss.
Stephanie Miles - University of Akron
Stephanie began her audiology career at Northeast Ohio Audiology Consortium in 2016 after completing her undergraduate degree at Baylor University. Stephanie currently serves as president of her university’s Student Academy of Audiology chapter, and previously served as her chapter’s treasurer. Stephanie chose to study audiology because she is able to combine her passions of problem-solving, technology, and improving the quality of life of others. Her interests include adult diagnostics, tinnitus management, and cochlear implants, specifically in the geriatric population. In the future, Stephanie hopes to either open her own practice or work at her local Department of Veterans Affairs.
Hayley Schultz - Washington University, St. Louis
Hayley is currently a third-year doctoral student in the audiology program at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at The College of Wooster. Hayley has always enjoyed working with children, and during her first year of graduate school she was selected for the Pediatric Audiology Specialization. This specialization has allowed her to participate in additional pediatric classes, clinical experiences, and create learning modules for families of children with hearing loss. Hayley looks forward to focusing on pediatric diagnostics and amplification during her fourth-year externship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she was awarded the Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology.
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