Ear Foundation

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Ear Foundation

PO Box 330867
Nashville, TN 37203
ph: (615)627-2724
Fax: (615)627-2728
Free: 800-545-HEAR
E-mail: [email protected]

Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational fund to an impaired person. Focus: General Studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a current high school senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA; intending to attend a junior college, university or technical school on a full-time basis (12 hours per quarter or semester); have significant (severe to profound) bilateral hearing loss; must be a mainstreamed hearing-impaired student; and must be a United States citizen. Criteria: Recipient is chosen based on merit.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: Applicant must be submit completed application, copy of audiology report for both ears performed within the last 12 months; certified high school transcript (may be sent separately); two letters of recommendation from teachers; one letter of recommendation from a non-family member; and a recent photo. Submit collated documents to: Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program, The EAR Foundation, PO Box 330867, Nashville, TN 37203. Deadline: February 15.