Sertoma's Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing or d/Deaf, is the leading funder of scholarships for Hard of Hearing or d/Deaf students since the program's inception in 1994. Students with a clinically-significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is March 31st annually.
Applicants must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT & PTA of 40dB or greater in both ears, must be a citizen of the United States of America and must be pursuing a bachelor's degree on a full-time bases at a college or university in the United States (graduate degrees, associates degrees, community colleges, and vocational programs do not qualify). Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. This scholarship is to cover tuition, books, and supplies. The recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year.