Areas of Study

Andrew Foster Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to Black deaf or hard of hearing students, undergraduate or graduate, with demonstrated financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or better. Preference is given to those who demonstrate a desire to advance the lives of Black deaf and hard of hearing people.

Linwood Smith Scholarship

The Linwood Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the initial donor, Elwood L. Miles, brother of Linwood Smith. The fund provides scholarship assistance to deaf and hard of hearing African American juniors, seniors, and graduate students with a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Glenn Anderson Scholarship

This is educational financial assistance for BDA members and non-members. The Dr. Glenn B. Anderson Scholarship is funded through the generosity of individual donors, corporate donors, and fundraising. The scholarship program aims to provide financial support for Black deaf students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs with 2.75 or better.

Charles Williams Scholarship

This is a Scholarship Fund, which provides financial support for tuition scholarships for Black deaf or hard of hearing students seeking a degree from Gallaudet University. The first preference for awarding of the scholarship shall be given to Black deaf students from Ohio, in honor of Chuck’s 90th Birthday!

Learn more about these scholarships here.

Contact Us

Center for Black Deaf Studies (CBDS)

College Hall 201

(202) 250-2071

(202) 651-5085

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