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Gallaudet University

131450
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Washington, DC

University Website:  www.gallaudet.edu
Apply Online:  https://www.gallaudet.edu/undergraduate-admissions/im-ready-to-apply

Gallaudet University (pron.: /ˌɡæləˈdɛt/) is a federally chartered university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing located in Washington, D.C., on a 99 acres (0.40 km2) campus. It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world, and is still the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. Hearing students are admitted to the graduate school, and a small number are also admitted as undergraduates each year. The university was named after Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a notable figure in the advancement of deaf education.

Gallaudet University is officially bilingual, with American Sign Language (commonly abbreviated ASL) and English used for instruction and by the college community. Although there are no specific ASL proficiency requirements for undergraduate admission, many graduate programs do require varying degrees of knowledge of the language as a prerequisite.

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Gallaudet University College Scholarships

name award deadline

Hyman P. Moldover Scholarship for Communal Service

Jewish Social Service Agency of Metropolitan Washington

Up to $5,000 Varies See Details

Hyman P. Moldover Scholarship for Communal Service

Jewish Social Service Agency of Metropolitan Washington

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

Varies
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Dr. William W.L. "Bill" Taylor Memorial Scholarship

INSPIRE - NASA

$4,000 Varies See Details

Dr. William W.L. "Bill" Taylor Memorial Scholarship

INSPIRE - NASA

award

$4,000

deadline

Varies
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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

Varies Varies See Details

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Varies Varies See Details

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
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