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Research Grants

Our 2015 research grant competitions will open soon. Please check back for further announcements.

Clinical Research Grant (not offered in 2015)
Scientists with a research doctorate within the discipline of communication sciences and disorders are eligible to compete for $50,000-$75,000 grants to support investigations that will advance knowledge of the efficacy of treatment and assessment practices, or investigate the implementation of evidence into practice. Funding is available for mentored, independent, or collaborative research as specified in grant guidelines. Funding was offered during the 2014 grant cycle, please check back for future funding announcements.

New Century Scholars Research Grant
Scientists with research doctorate within the discipline of communication sciences and disorders are eligible to compete for $25,000 grants to support innovative studies or unmet research needs.

New Investigators Research Grant
New scientists earning their research doctorate in the discipline of communication sciences within the last 5 years are eligible to compete for $10,000 grants to pursue research in audiology or speech-language pathology. Supported in part by Psi Iota Xi National Philanthropic Organization.

Speech Science Research Grant (not offered in 2015)
Individuals having received a doctoral degree within the last 5 years who wish to further research activities in the areas of speech communication are eligible to compete for a $5,000 grant supported by the Dennis Klatt Memorial Fund. This competition is held every other year and will be offered in 2016.

Student Research Grant in Audiology
Doctoral students in communication sciences and disorders desiring to conduct research in clinical and/or rehabilitative audiology are eligible to compete for a $2,000 grant for a proposed 1-year study. Supported by the Ira M. Ventry and Brad W. Friedrich Memorial Funds.

Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development
Master's and doctoral students in communication sciences and disorders desiring to conduct research in early childhood language development are eligible to compete for a $2,000 grant for a proposed 1-year study. Supported by the Arlene M. Matkin Memorial Fund.

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