A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Chapel Hall G-02
(202) 618-6844 (videophone) (202) 651-5290 (voice) (202) 651-5740 (fax)
University scholarship funding is made available through endowments and donations established by individuals and organization and from the university's general operating accounts. The Admissions Office awards merit-based scholarships to incoming deaf and hard of hearing freshmen and new transfer students based on their exemplary academic achievement. Other university-wide scholarships are awarded through the Financial Aid Office by matching students with scholarship criteria established by donors.
Merit-based Scholarships Gallaudet's Merit-based Scholarships are open to all undergraduate deaf and hard of hearing students whose academic achievements are exemplary. These scholarships range in dollar value and are awarded for up to four years of study for first-time freshmen, and 3 years of study for transfer students. All newly admitted students are automatically considered for these scholarships by the Admissions Office.
Endowed ScholarshipsMany Endowed Scholarships are awarded by the Financial Aid Office. Most of these scholarships are restricted to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents who have an I-151, I-551, or I-551C (Permanent Resident Card). To be considered for these scholarships, you must complete the Institutional Financial Aid Application (IFAA) which is available at bison.gallaudet.edu. Since many of the endowed scholarships have a criterion related to financial need, it is strongly suggested that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and general university scholarship application.
Potential Outside Scholarship Sources Students may also be awarded scholarships and grants from external sources. See the list below can help you start your search for outside scholarships:
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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