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.
Jesse SaundersDirector, Youth ProgramsEmail
Casey Johnson-PasquaSpecialist, Youth ProgramsEmail
Alison O'HaraSpecialist, Youth Programs OperationsEmail
For the paper registration form that can be sent to parents, click here.
For the Spanish version of the paper registration form, click here.
For flyer to distribute to students or post up in hallways, click here.
For videos of past winners, please go to Past Winners
For a video of Dos and Don'ts, scroll below.
Rules and Guidelines manual released: September 5, 2019
Registration and submissions: December 2-13, 2019
Registration link: https://forms.gle/oFCuHG9gX9PfKGEY8
Winners announced: January 21-February 13, 2020
Winners' work published on Gallaudet Youth Programs and Phi Kappa Zeta websites and social media pages: January/February 2020
For link of NLC Dos and Don'ts Video, click here (or view below).
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Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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