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Grants and Awards

The 2017 program submission periods are now closed.

Our 2017 award recipients will be announced at our annual Founders Breakfast on November 10 in Los Angeles.

ASHFoundation programs would not be possible without the generous tax-deductible contributions of individuals, corporations, and organizations. Size and quantity of funded awards are dependent on fundraising results and may vary accordingly. Meet the generous donors who make our programs possible.

We welcome your applications and proposals for any of our funding programs. Annual funding deadlines are announced in the first quarter of each year. Awards are given annually during the ASHA Convention. 

All funding program submissions are accepted through an online submission process. Please check the specific competition to review the submission requirements and procedures.

View the 2017 funding chart [PDF].

Research Grants
We support priority research in communication sciences and disorders, which leads to advances in treatment and new developments, such as the use of technology in assessment and intervention. ASHFoundation research grants help launch research careers and are often instrumental in securing additional funding from other sources for continued research efforts.

The ASHFoundation nurtures the best and brightest students in the discipline. These students will eventually pursue careers in clinics, schools, research labs, higher education, and private practice, ensuring continued excellence in the discipline.

Clinical Achievement Awards
The ASHFoundation recognizes that outstanding clinical achievement will lead to innovation in science and practice, and we support the work of clinicians who excel.

Special Project Grants
The ASHFoundation also funds special initiatives and projects. We often partner with corporations to develop or improve a new device, treatment program, or technology. Past partners include Microsoft, IBM, Apple Computer, and The Psychological Corporation. The ASHFoundation welcomes inquiries and proposals regarding special initiatives.

Everything You Need to Know About Funding
Answers to our most frequently asked questions

If you would like information about a particular program, please send an e-mail to [email protected] that includes your name, phone number, and the name of the specific ASHFoundation program.

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