MILLIE BROTHER SCHOLARSHIP FOR
HEARING CHILDREN OF DEAF ADULTS
Children of Deaf Adults, Inc is pleased to announce that applications for the 2017-2018 Millie Brother Scholarship are now available to download.
The Millie Brother Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to hearing children of deaf adults to help them pursue their post-secondary education. The scholarship can be used for undergraduate or graduate study at any accredited institution of higher education in the world. On average two $3000 scholarship are offered annually. These are one-time scholarships, but you may apply for as many years as you are in school. First-time winners will receive preference. Applicants may compete for both scholarships, but a separate essay is required for each submission.
Applicants must be the hearing son or daughter of Deaf parents; students from any country in the world are eligible to apply, but application materials must be submitted in English. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for further clarification.
The scholarship application package is as follows:
The application form (MBScholarship Application.pdf); The application is to be completed by the applicant.
Essay: 2-page double-spaced
Describe how your experience with Deaf parents has shaped your life and your goals.
Include a description of your future career aspirations.
Essays will be judged for organization, content, and creativity. We encourage you to ask someone else to proofread your essay before you submit it.
The letter of agreement (last page of the application package) to publish your essay at the end of the application.
In addition to 1-3 above, each applicant must submit:
an official transcript from your high school and your college or university if you are currently enrolled. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Transcripts can take several weeks to process, so we encourage you request your transcripts well in advance of the April deadline.
two sealed letters of recommendation from teachers (recommendation forms available online, MB Scholarship-Recommendation.pdf)
The application package is not considered submitted until you have received an email confirmation from our office. It can take up to two weeks to process your application.
Winners are announced at the annual CODA conference.
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS BY MAIL OR BY EMAIL TO:
Dr. Jennie E. Pyers
Associate Professor of Psychology
106 Central St., SCI484A
Wellesley, MA 02481
ATTN: Coda Scholarship Committee
All application packages must be completed
by the First Friday in April.
THE MILLIE BROTHER SCHOLARSHIP