About the Scholarship

AG Bell College Scholarship Awards is licensed by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The establishment is was begun to guarantee that individuals who are hard of hearing and in need of a hearing aide can hear and speak to provide support, data, assets and more to help direct them on their journey. AG Bell College Scholarship Awards are accommodated to full-time understudies who are hard of hearing or nearly deaf and use listening and communicated in language


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • The students applying for this scholarship must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award.

  • The applicant must demonstrate need for financial assistance.

  • A candidate must prove their academic excellence by submitting their official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scorecards to be eligible for the scholarship.

Scholarship Amount 

  • This scholarship amounts to $2,500 to $10,000 annually and is non-renewable.

  • Students who remain eligible in future years may apply again, but one individual may not receive more than two awards from the foundation.

  • A total of twenty awards are offered each year through this program and it depends on the applications received and availability of funds.


Deadline Information

All the applications and documents are to be submitted by the end of March 05, 2020. Applications and other information are available online on the Alexander Graham Bell Association (AGBA) website or via email. Telephone requests for applications are not accepted.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must have bilateral hearing loss diagnosed before the age of 4.

  • The applicant must use Listening and Spoken Language as a primary communication mode. 

  • The student must be enrolled in or planning to do a 4-year undergraduate or graduate degree.

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.