The application cycle is currently closed. Please check back in January for updates on our 2022 application.

The Millie Brother Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to hearing children of deaf adult(s) to help them pursue their post-secondary education. The scholarship can be used for undergraduate studies at any accredited institution of higher education in the world. On average, two $3,000 scholarship are offered annually. These are one-time scholarships. You may only win an award once, but you may apply more than once if you are not a previous winner.

Applicants must be the hearing child of deaf parent(s); students from any country in the world are eligible to apply. You are invited to submit your essay in your native language, if preferred, but must also submit a second copy in written English. We will make every effort to find a native user to review your essay. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for further clarification.

Please click here for the scholarship application.

Announcing the 2020 Winners

Tiffany Te Maari
Christchurch, New Zealand

Tiffany Te Maari hopes to use a newfound fluency in the language of Te Reo Māori to support local efforts to develop a new, synonymous signed language for deaf Māori individuals in New Zealand, reflective of their native culture.

Jeannette Robinson

Southfield, Michigan, USA

Jeannette Robinson has used the importance of communication learned in her childhood to fuel her constant education in the information management industry for nearly 15 years, always believing there is more detail and accuracy to be learned.

Nicolas San Miguel
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Nicolas San Miguel took his father’s dream of becoming an astronaut as his own—thinking often of the many nights he spent watching his father describe space explorations and the stories different constellations represent outside of their Georgia, U.S. home.

Amy Claridge

London, United Kingdom

Amy Claridge grew up surrounded by the ways in which her parents were failed by their education and set out herself as a teacher of the deaf to prove things could be better in the United Kingdom.

Anaemene Emmanuel Enoch

Enugu, Nigeria

After working as an interpreter covering every walk of life since he was young, Anaemene Emmanuel Enoch wants to expand that access to news programs in Nigeria, hoping to partner with CNN or BBC to provide live interpretation on-screen.

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