The American Sign Language Honor Society offers this scholarship opportunity to students who will begin college in the fall, or are currently enrolled. Applicants must have an active chapter of the ASL Honor Society on campus to be eligible. Under no circumstances will scholarships be awarded to students from campuses that are not members of the ASL Honor Society.
Suggestions for applicants:
- Document your community service
- Participate in the Deaf Art and / or the ASL Literature competitions
- Have someone proof-read your ASL and English essays before submitting your application packet
ASL Scholarship Program
The ASL Honor Society is proud to sponsor the first nationwide scholarships available to students majoring or minoring in ASL, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, and Interpreter Preparation. At least one scholarship will be awarded in each category.
Category A: High School Senior (minimum $1,250.00)
Note: High school senior applications available January 1, 2015.
High school seniors intending to major or minor in American Sign Language, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, or Interpreter Preparation in college may apply. Applicant must be a member of his / her campus chapter of the ASL Honor Society to be eligible for this scholarship.
Category B: College Student (minimum $1,250.00)
Note: College student applications available January 1, 2015.
College students majoring or minoring in American Sign Language, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, or Interpreter Preparation are eligible to apply. Applicant must be a member of his / her campus chapter of the ASL Honor Society to be eligible for this scholarship.
Congratulations to the 2014 recipients!
Crystal Forester, of Georgia. Attending Tennessee Temple University.
Kerry McGovern, of Maryland. Attending Towson University.
Erica Quittem, of South Dakota. Attending Augustana College.
Kristin Wilcox, of Oregon. Attending the University of Oregon.
Donavan Williams, of Florida. Attending Florida State College.
Past Winners of the ASL Scholarships
Katherine Dennis, of Florida. Attending Florida College.
Rodney Harris, of Washington. Attending the University of Washington.
Maria Heiselman, of Ohio. Attending Cincinnati State Community College.
Katelyn Larson, of California. Attending California State University - Northridge.
Jamie Antonick, of Illinois. Attending Columbia College Chicago.
Katelyn Hohmann, of New York. Attending the Rochester Institute of Technology / NTID.
Baylee Howell, of Florida. Attending Florida State College, Jacksonville.
Brynne Mack, of Pennsylvania. Attending Community College of Allegheny County.
Emily Rex, of Ohio. Attending Sinclair Community College.
Nichole Conrad, of Maine. Attending Keuka College.
Breanna Dargel, of Texas. Attending Gardner-Webb University.
Melinda Helms, of Idaho. Attending Utah State University.
Curtis Leach, of Texas. Attending Lone Star College.
Melissa Reeves, of New York. Attending McDaniel College.
Elizabeth Cox, of Arizona. Attending Phoenix College.
McKenzie Pack, of Texas. Attending the University of New Mexico.
Emily DuBruille, of New Jersey. Attending Bloomsburg University.
Kimberly Scarola, of New York. Attending Nassau Community College.