The AAA Foundation is excited to announce a scholarship opportunity for students interested in private practice audiology. Dr. Amit Gosalia has graciously donated to the Foundation to award two students a $1,500 scholarship. Students who show exceptional promise as a clinical audiologist interested in pursuing a career in private practice as evidenced by the student’s resume, rubric, and personal statement are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Requirements

The Amit Gosalia Scholarship in Private Practice Audiology will be awarded to two full-time students in audiology (AuD, PhD, AuD/PhD) in good standing at a U.S. university during the 2024–2025 academic year who have completed their first year of studies.

How to Apply

Deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

The AAA Foundation is offering a universal scholarship for each of its scholarship program opportunities. When using the universal application, applicants must be aware of the following:

  • Read the directions of the application carefully and completely. Any questions about the application can be directed to AAA Foundation staff.
  • Each scholarship program opportunity has an individual section to complete in addition to submission of required supporting documentation. The following supporting documentation must be uploaded and included in the universal application online to be considered complete for this scholarship program:
  • CV/Resume – Include research and clinical accomplishments as well as academic and service experience. Also include grade point average along with the university’s grading scale (i.e., 3.5 with maximum possible of 4 or 3.9 with maximum possible of 5). CV/Resume must be uploaded to the application as part of the supporting documentation requirements. Accepted file formats are PDF, DOC, and DOCX.
  • Recommendation Rubric – Download the recommendation rubric for a qualified individual (professor, mentor/advisor, employer, etc.) to fill out. Completed rubric must be uploaded to the application as part of the supporting documentation requirements. Accepted file formats are PDF, DOC, and DOCX.
  • Personal Statement – As part of this scholarship program, applicants are expected to answer the following question for the personal statement section:

Describe qualities you believe are characteristic of an outstanding and ethical private practice audiologist including your personal goals for becoming a private practice audiologist. In addition, please share your community service experience(s) and how you have demonstrated leadership in your community. (750 words maximum)

Applicants must also acknowledge and agree to the individual scholarship program eligibility requirements they are applying to as well as the general AAA Foundation scholarship program policies in order to submit an application. Failure to do so will result in the application not being accepted/reviewed.

Applicants may return to their applications from the same device at a later time if left incomplete, however; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications must be completed by the scholarship application deadline, Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

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