Formerly the League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the EAR Foundation


The Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship

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 2016 Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship Application can be found here for a PDF or here for a Word document. The deadline for postmark of all application materials is April 1, 2016.

The Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program

Beginning in 2015, the Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program will no longer be accepting applications.

If you do not qualify for the Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship or would like to find additional scholarship opportunities, please look under the Helpful Links tab.

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