Formerly the League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the EAR Foundation
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The Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Linda who died in July 2004 following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the administrative assistant and liaison to area Deaf clubs for more than 10 years.
The Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship of $1,000 that will be awarded to:
The Minnie Pearl Scholarship is a four-year, undergraduate scholarship open to D/deaf and hard of hearing students who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. The Minnie Pearl Scholarship will pay up to $1,000 per year, for four years, for a maximum of $4,000 per person. Scholarship recipients will receive $1,000 per year for four years, payable directly to the school, if a 3.0 cumulative grade point average is maintained. Bridges anticipates offering one scholarship per year.
Applicants to the Minnie Pearl Scholarship must meet all of the following criteria:
The Minnie Pearl Scholarship was established in 1986 with the help of Henry and Sarah Cannon (otherwise known as Minnie Pearl).