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How to Apply to the WDL Scholarship
If you answered YES to these questions, the WDL Scholarship is perfect for you!
If you are interested in being considered for the WDL Scholarship, complete the Expression of Interest Form (click the link below) and return it no later than December 11, 2020. This form helps determine eligibility for the WDL scholarship.
If you cannot complete the above online form, please download the PDF here, complete it, and mail it to:
Office of International Affairs World Deaf Leadership Program, Building 103 800 Florida Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002-3695 U. S. A
After you send us the completed form, we will determine whether or not you are a suitable candidate. Please be aware that the WDL Scholarship is highly competitive and has very specific requirements.
If we determine that you are eligible to apply, we will send you an email notification. You will be required to provide the following supporting documents:
Completed applications will be reviewed by Gallaudet’s Office of Admissions and the WDL Committee. You may be interviewed on webcam (Skype, Facetime). The WDL Committee will then narrow the list of applicants down to final candidates. A small delegation from Gallaudet may interview the finalists and members of their community, government, and employer (if applicable) in their country to verify their suitability for the scholarship.
Questions? If so, please email them to Contact. *Please note that the Gallaudet-Nippon World Deaf Leadership Scholarship is solely for individuals from developing countries who are interested in enrolling at the University. It is NOT for those who are currently enrolled and NOT for those who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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