Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Speech-Language Pathology Scholarships and Awards

Merit Based Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships are awarded to M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology students based on prior academic excellence. All applicants are considered for Merit-based scholarships. A separate application is not required. Submit completed program application and all supplemental documents to the Office of Graduate Admission by the application deadline to be considered.

Program Availability Total Amount of Award Disbursement
 M.S. Speech-Language Pathology  2-3 Scholarships   $31,500  

Evenly disbursed between fall and spring academic years 2021-22 and 2022-2023.

Graduate Assistantships

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 as separate documents to Ms. Emilie Aguilar, ejaguilar@loyola.eduno later than February 15, regardless of your admission status. Applications will still be accepted after the deadline and placed on a waitlist. 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. Late applications will be placed on a waitlist for consideration if space becomes available.

  • 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.

Graduate Assistantship 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 More!

The speech-language-hearing sciences department offers the John W. Brockman Fellowship for Speech-Language Pathology and the Bernard A. Saltysiak Clinical Fellowship (restricted to Loyola undergraduates only). Information regarding the John W. Brockman Fellowship is distributed in the spring semester of the first-year of the program.

More scholarship opportunities for SLP graduate students can be found here, https://speechpathologymastersprograms.com/scholarships/.

Award Criteria 

Merit-based Scholarships Graduate Assistantships  Fellowships
 Application to program  Resume


 Essay  Three References  Essay
 Recommendations  Brief Essay  Recommendation
 Academic Achievement  Potential for Success   Academic Achievement


   Dedication to Jesuit Mission  

For More Information

Emilie Aguilar
Director of Program Operations
Janet Preis

Janet Preis

Janet Preis, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, encourages discernment, care for others, and finding good in all things in her coursework and beyond

Speech-Language Pathology