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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Fund
UW Speech and Hearing Clinic Clinical Fund
Communication Sciences and Disorders Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fund
Julie Anderson Wagner Memorial Fund
Meghan Murphy Better Days Fund
Loon Graduate Student Award Fund
Ray Kent Doctoral Scholarship Fund
Jon F. Miller Fund for Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders (SRCLD)
Mary E. Smith Go Big Red Scholarship Fund
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UW Foundation ID#: 112549980
This fund, established in September 23, 1983, exists to aid the department in its teaching, research, and public service roles.
UW Foundation ID#: 112540123
The purpose of this Fund is to support the Department’s mission of engaged citizenship. The Fund will provide resources to nurture, honor, and celebrate the contributions of a rich diversity of students, faculty, and staff who, through research, teaching, and service improve our collective humanity. Funds may be used to support efforts by the Department to enhance diversity and promote equity among faculty, staff, and students.
UW Foundation ID#: 132300010
This scholarship was established in 2015 to honor the memory of Julie Anderson Wagner. This fund will support future speech-language pathologists studying at UW-Madison who share Julie’s passion for improving children’s lives through better communication. This endowment fund will allow a scholarship to be provided every year to a student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders studying to become a speech-language pathologist.
UW Foundation ID#: 112540070
This fund was established to assist children and families who are in need of services from the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic. The primary purpose of this Fund is to improve access to the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic for children and families who are in need of assistance with clinic services. In addition, support is provided to clinical instructors who need assistance, including but not limited to training, teaching, consulting and research, as well as outreach to feature and promote state-of-the-art practice. Distributions from this Fund will be assigned following standing procedures used to determine financial need by the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic.
UW Foundation ID#: 112547938
The Donors and their fellow “Loons” wish to support students who are leaders and committed to building a sense of community and fellowship among fellow graduate students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Leadership can be in the form of either a behind-the-scenes person who empowers others, or someone who exhibits a more traditional leadership role. Qualified candidates will contribute to a sense of community, encourage and nurture continued fellowship among fellow graduate students, and be committed to his or her collegial and professional development.
UW Foundation ID#: 112544869
This fund will be used to award a scholarship, once a year, to a doctoral student who is in at least the second year of the program and who is working on a research project that emulates the interest areas and high level of scholarship exemplified by Professor Kent throughout his career at UW-Madison.
UW Foundation ID#: 132244598
This fund was established by the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders in honor of Jon F. Miller at the time of his retirement from the faculty. The fund will be used for student travel awards to the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders (SRCLD), as well as to defray other costs of the conference. Jon was the founder of the SRCLD conference which he directed for 30 years. His passion for the field and for mentoring the next generation of child language disorders researchers is recognized by this award.
UW Foundation ID#: 132547309
The Go Big Red Scholarship was established in 2011 by her colleagues to honor the career of Mary E Smith, a clinical faculty member in Communication Sciences and Disorders for her 44 years to honor her commitment to teaching, scholarship and service efforts. Her father, ‘Red’, instilled in her the value of education. This scholarship will be given to a graduate student in speech language pathology annually with an expressed specialty preference for diagnostics and assessment and thereby extend Mary’s legacy.