Warrenville, Illinois — For students interested in applying for the 2012 Gravel Fellowship, there are only a few days left. Applications are being accepted through October 31st, 2011, at the email address below.

Now in its third year, the Annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology at UNC Chapel Hill is named in honor Judy Gravel, a respected pediatric audiology researcher who passed away in 2009.

“She is also remembered for her dedication to the advancement of educational opportunities for students and clinicians,” said Professor Richard Seewald, a member of the Advisory Board for the Hear the World Foundation.

The 2011-2012 Fellowship recipient is Ashley Timboe, a fourth-year audiology student from the University of Washington, Seattle. Timboe said that she was initially drawn to working with children following her pediatric rotation at the University of Washington’s Center for Human Development and Disability, where she completed an audiology traineeship in the program for Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND).

Applications should be submitted via email to Judith_Gravel_Award(at)hear-the-world.com. The recipient will be announced by December 31st, 2011.

Application requirements:

  • Graduate transcript
  • GRE scores
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal statement conveying interest in the Gravel Fellowship. Emphasis should be placed on the candidate’s interest in the practice of pediatric audiology and clinical research.
  • Resume

SOURCE: The Hear the World Foundation