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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.
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Graduate Admissions Office Kendall Hall 101800 Florida Avenue, N.E.Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 524-8410 (videophone)(202) 651-5436 (voice)(202) 651-5295 (fax)
As a demonstration of its commitment to graduate education, Gallaudet University offers a limited amount of financial support for students to offset the cost of graduate studies. This support is awarded as a:
This link will take you directly to Information and Guidelines for International Students.
Q. How does it work?
Funding decisions are made by the departments with final review and approval given by the Dean of the Graduate School. There is no application process associated with this program. All contact and any questions concerning availability of tuition scholarships and assistantships should be directed to chairs of specific academic departments.
Q. What is a tuition scholarship?
If you receive a tuition scholarship, you will receive an award letter from the Graduate School Dean. These awards:
Maintaining eligibility for any scholarship is contingent upon your satisfactory academic progress in all coursework. In general, satisfactory progress is defined as receiving no course grade of B- or lower and having no incomplete grades carried into a following semester. Your department will inform you if you fail to meet this criterion.
Q. What is a tuition assistantship?
If you receive a tuition assistantship, you will receive an award letter from the Graduate School Dean. These awards:
Q. How will the award be paid?
Your scholarship will be applied to your student account or show up as an anticipated payment, after we receive your acceptance of your offer and after you register for classes. If you receive an assistantship, you will receive checks regularly and will need to submit your timecard to the administrative assistant in the Graduate Admissions Office.
Q. How long is the award for?
Awards are semester specific. Refer to your award letter for the amount of your scholarship for fall, spring, and summer terms. Unused scholarship money from one term does not automatically carry forward to another term. Award money cannot be transferred from one year to another.
Q. Any questions?
If you have any questions, please contact your Department Chairperson.
Q. Are you an International Student?
Please contact the Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA). RSIA extends a warm welcome all international students who are entering the globally diverse environment of Gallaudet University. The main role of the International Affairs branch of RSIA is to ease international students' transition to life in the United States and at Gallaudet University, and to assist current international students who are seeking advice on academic matters, immigration regulations, and any other concerns.
Q. Are you from Ontario, Canada?
A mix of grants and loans is available for eligible students from OSAP at https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal to pay towards tuition and other fees at Gallaudet. For questions related to OSAP procedures and application forms, please contact: Sherry Britton at Sherry.Britton@ontario.ca or Student Financial Assistance Branch, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities PO Box 4500, 189 Red River Road, 4th Floor, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G9 or by phone, 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, at: (807) 343-7260 or toll-free in North America: 1-877-OSAP-411 (1-877-672-7411). Alternatively, the General Support Service (GSS) at the Canadian Hearing Society (http://chs.ca/services/general-support-services) is available to support you with OSAP procedures and application forms. Go to the website to find the closest location to your home, then contact that regional office to access the GSS counselors for assistance with OSAP procedures and application forms.
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