Lynn Coates and Caroline Coates-Nelson Endowed Scholarship

Eligible: New or Continuing Doctor of Audiology and Masters in Speech-Language Pathology Students

Background and Purpose

Established in 2016, this scholarship was established in honor of Lynn Coates and Caroline Coates-Nelson. This scholarship will be used to benefit students in the UAMS College of Health Processions Audiology and Speech Pathology programs.

Award Amount and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $2,000 to the selected student. Scholarship award is as follows: $1,000 per semester for fall and spring semester enrollment. The award will be made before the end of the spring semester for the following academic year.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must be accepted as a full-time or part-time student pursuing a degree in the Audiology and Speech Pathology Department.
  2. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.
  3. Documented Financial Need – All students applying for scholarships must apply for financial aid.  Students are notrequired to accept awarded loans, but in order to generate the aid report required that officially documents financial need, a completed FAFSA is required.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.