Scholarship Alert: Sertoma Scholarship (Hard of Hearing or Deaf)/ Due: May 1, 2013

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 2:25 PM


This is a $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year. Support from Sertoma and Oticon, Inc. provides the funding for the scholarships.



  • Must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT of 40dB or greater in both ears
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis at a college or university in the United States – graduate degrees, associates degrees, community colleges, and vocational programs do not qualify.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 un-weighted scale.
    • High School senior – Cumulative GPA for grades 9-11 and first semester for grade 12
    • College freshman – Cumulative GPA for high school and first semester of college
    • College sophomore or higher - Cumulative GPA for all college-level semesters completed


All scholarship applications and requested materials must be received at Sertoma Headquarters by 4:00 pm Central Standard Time on May 1st each year. Faxes are not accepted. If the deadline falls on a weekend, the following Monday will be used as the deadline date.


The following items are required to complete the application process.

Application - must be on the original form, typed and signed.

(2) Two letters of Recommendation

High School or College transcript(s) – Transcript must be from school, but does not have to be official. GPA stated on application must be verifiable from transcript.

Recent audiogram or statement from hearing health professional (must not be any older than 24 months). Hearing loss level on application must be verifiable from audiogram or statement.

One additional copy of all required materials, except for audiogram. The additional copy must blank out all references to the student’s personal information including the name, address, phone, e-mail, and social security number.

Submit all materials in a single envelope in the order listed. Any additional items or items received separately will be discarded. Application materials are to be single sided. Please do not use staples.


Scholarship recipients will be notified June 30th of each year. We only notify recipients, no notification means the student did not receive the scholarship. We cannot send out lists of recipients to those who do not receive a scholarship.



Sertoma Headquarters

Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship Program

1912 E. Meyer Blvd.

Kansas City, MO 64132


To apply for the scholarship please go to :

Categories: Scholarships

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