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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   $32,500  

Evenly disbursed between fall and spring academic years 2022-23 and 2023-2024.


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 Dr. Donna Pitts,, no 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 Dr. Pitts!

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,

School of National Service Americorps Matching Grant

Loyola offers a $1,000 matching grant ($500 a semester for the first two semesters) to AmeriCorps volunteers who are accepted and enroll in a Loyola University Maryland degree seeking graduate program.

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Award Criteria 

Merit-based Scholarships Graduate Assistantships  Fellowships  School of National Service Matching Grant
Application to program Resume


Essay Three References Essay Essay
Recommendations  Brief Essay Recommendation Recommendation
Academic Achievement Potential for Success  Academic Achievement History of AmeriCorps Volunteering


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