American Speech Language Hearing Association: Multicultural ProjectsDeadline: May 3, 2019
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students. The Multicultural Projects program provides support for the infusion of multiculturalism into clinical, educational, and professional programs, and for the activities of allied/related associations and organizations. Proposals must have a multicultural focus. Multicultural is defined to include issues dealing with race, ethnicity, language, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and ability. There is particular interest in, but not limited to, proposals that respond to ASHA’s Strategic Pathway to Excellence Strategic Objective 6: Increase the Diversity of the Membership and/or Strategic Objective 8: Increase Members’ Cultural Competence.
Amount: Grant awards will range up to $15,000 and average between $7,000-$10,000. The number of grant awards will depend on the nature, quality, and number of proposals received.
Eligibility: Clinical and/or school-based speech, language, and hearing programs; university programs; state associations; and allied and related professional organizations. An ASHA member must serve as project director.