Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Financial Aid/Assistantships

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Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

See detailed information about graduate assistantships, both in the speech-language-hearing sciences department and University-wide.

If you're interested in applying for a GA position within the department, please submit the following items to Ms. Emilie Aguilar at 8890 McGaw Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 or ejaguilar@loyola.edu no later than March 30. At this point, you do not need to complete an application form. Please note that students should apply prior to being accepted into the program.

  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 references (name, phone, email) 
  • Brief essay (approx. 250 words) delineating your (a) work experiences (e.g., research assistant), (b) responsibilities (e.g., data collection, data analysis), and (c) skills (e.g., SPSS, Microsoft Office) that are particularly relevant to an assistantship position in SLP. In addition, please indicate your interest and/or experience with a particular area of research in SLP.

GA positions within the department are offered for the fall and spring of the first year of the program only. If you have any questions about the GA application process, please contact Ms. Emilie Aguilar at ejaguilar@loyola.edu.

Fellowships and Financial Aid Opportunities

For information on federal and state financial aid programs or private alternative student loan programs, visit the financial aid office website or call 410-617-2576.

Fellowships (merit-based) are awarded at the time of admission; no separate application process is required. For the 2015-16 admission cycle, 2-year fellowships were awarded in the amount of $24,000 ($12,000 per year).

Additionally, the speech-language-hearing sciences department offers a variety of financial aid opportunities. These include departmental graduate assistantships, the John W. Brockman Fellowship for Speech-Language Pathology, and the Bernard A. Saltysiak Clinical Fellowship (restricted to Loyola undergraduates). All of these financial aid opportunities are awarded prior to matriculation in the master’s program, except for the John W. Brockman Fellowship. Information on this fellowship is distributed in the spring semester of the first-year of the program.