Tuition and Financial Aid

For current graduate tuition rates, click here. The professional curriculum totals 54 credits hours for the two year program. Communication Disorders (CDO) designated courses carry a $30 additional per credit hour fee. 

Fellowships
A limited number of fellowships are available through the Graduate Studies office. These one-year awards total $7,000. Fellowships also award up to 30 tuition credits. They do not require that the recipient perform graduate assistant activities, such as research. Click here for more information.


Scholarships

Joanne Ellis Robertson Memorial Scholarship
for undergraduate and graduate students
Established in 1993 by Pauline Ellis to commemorate her daughter Joanne, a 1950 CMU alumna. Ms. Robertson was a speech-language pathologist in the Saginaw School District for 30 years. This scholarship, in recognition of superior academic and clinical work in speech-language pathology, is given to a junior, senior, or graduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.25 overall. Preference is given to residents of Saginaw county who have completed some part of the CDO clinical experience and who have been involved in campus-wide activities. Applications are available through the CDO Department, Health Professions Building 2161.
 
Leslie Gruber Memorial Scholarship
for undergraduate students, and for graduate students if no undergraduates qualify
Established in 1985 by Mrs. Jacoba Gruber, and family and friends, in memory of here husband, Dr. Les Gruber, who as a professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at CMU. Scholarship preference will be given to undergraduate CDO majors having a minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and who have completed at least 18 hours in the major and who possess strong clinical skills. If no undergraduate students qualify, then graduate students may apply and be considered. The maximum award is $1000 per student. Applications are available through the CDO Department, Health Professions Building 2161.
 
Keith L. Maxwell Scholarship
for graduate students
Established in 1984 by an estate gift of Ellen Mercer Clark Maxwell in memory of her husband, Dr. Keith L. Maxwell, who was a speech-language pathology professor in the Department of Communication Disorders. To be​ eligible for this scholarship a student must be full-time status, with a minimum GPA of 3.00. Applications are available through the CDO Department, Health Professions Building 2161.
 
CDO-SLP Alumni Scholarship
for second-year SLP graduate students
Established in 1998 through alumni support, for a second-year graduate student in the Speech-Language Pathology Program in the Department of Communication Disorders. Applications are available through the CDO Department, Health Professions Building 2161.

 

 For more information about financial aid, contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 1-888-392-0007, visit online, or email Patty Pickler at PICKL1PM@cmich.edu

 

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