Can’t afford hearing help?
Applications are now open for The Foundation for Sight and Sound’s Help America Hear Scholarship Program. The purpose of this scholarship is to help students with hearing challenges reach their full potential by giving them the gift of sound. The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life.
To apply for the Help America Hear Scholarship, students must write and submit an essay that highlights the student’s creativity, research and life experiences. It MUST also include, but is not limited to, responses to the following questions that pertain to student’s situation:
- What is hearing loss?
- How have your peers and teachers supported your academic achievements?
- Explain how your hearing loss has influenced your productivity in school?
- What challenges do you face as a hearing impaired student? How are you overcoming those challenges?
- Do you…
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