Scholarships for Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology and School Psychology Students

We invest in the future of bilingual speech-language pathology and school psychology students by offering student scholarships to those who are entering their last academic year.
Speech-Language Pathology Scholarships

Speech-Language Pathology Scholarships

Qualified bilingual SLPs who receive the Bilingual Therapies scholarship can earn up to $7,000 during the last year of their graduate program. You’ll also receive the support you need from us to ensure you are adequately prepared to enter the workforce and thrive. Our team will work with you, so you’ll be ready to work with culturally and linguistically diverse children in the schools.

School Psychologist Scholarships

School Psychologist Scholarships

We offer two competitive scholarship opportunities for students whose goal is to became bilingual school psychologists. The first scholarship, available for up to $7,000, is for master’s level bilingual school psychology students entering their internship year. The second scholarship, available for up $9,000, is for bilingual school psychology students that are enrolled in their internship year and are nearing the completion of their doctoral program.

Your Career Concierge Service

Your Career Concierge Service

When you receive the Bilingual Therapies scholarship, you receive an entire team who will support your career in a one-of-kind way. Our team provides you with exclusive job opportunities, as well as a dedicated recruiter before your graduation date. Your recruiter will prepare you for the current day workforce through mock interviews, resume tips and detailed checklists to receive proper licensures so that you can help equip bilingual students with the tools they need to succeed.


The Bilingual Therapies (BT) Graduate scholarship program to me was one of the best opportunities that I came across during my last year of Graduate school.

The BT scholarship program allowed me to receive guidance into the professional world, as they offered me mock interviews and searched for employment opportunities that complimented my strengths and allowed me to grow in other areas. Typically, one feels lost or like a number within a contracting company, but BT makes it a goal to make you feel appreciated for the work you do. Not to mention, having financial support during graduate school allowed me to focus on my education without a fear that I would not be able to afford my tuition. The BT graduate scholarship program is something that I would encourage all bilingual SLPs to look into, especially if you want to network with other bilingual professionals and give back to your community. I can’t thank the BT team enough for helping me start my career as an SLP!

Iván Garcia, M.A., CF-SLP
Former Bilingual Therapies Scholarship Winner

Application Process

The application process requires submitting a short essay, a personal information sheet and a current resume. The process also includes a personal interview where language proficiency of their second language will be discussed. Recipients awarded a scholarship are required to work for Bilingual Therapies full time for one year after successfully receiving their professional degree.
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Scholarship FAQs

If you are considering applying for a Bilingual Therapies scholarship, you may have questions. While we’re always available to personally assist you, start here with the questions we’re most frequently asked. For information about working with Bilingual Therapies, visit our  programs & benefits section on the site.
  • When should I submit my scholarship application?
    Scholarship applications are due by July 15 for the fall semester and November 15 for the winter semester. Students must apply before starting their last academic year before receiving their degree.
  • What can I use scholarship funds for?
    The Bilingual Therapies scholarship is a monthly stipend that may be used for any school-related expenses associated with your approved graduate or doctorate program. This includes tuition, books and other materials, and living expenses.
  • How many scholarships do you award annually?
    This varies greatly; however, we have awarded up to a dozen per year.
  • Who should apply for a scholarship?
    Speech pathology and school psychology students who speak a second language at native or near-native proficiency, and are interested in working with bilingual/bicultural children in the schools upon graduation.

    Speech Language Pathology students should apply before entering the final year of their academic program.

    School Psychology students should apply before entering their internship year.
  • Do I have to attend a specific university to apply for the Bilingual Therapies scholarship?
    Speech Language Pathology students: To be considered for a scholarship, all applicants must attend an ASHA-approved graduate program.

    School Psychology students: To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must attend a NASP, APA, or a state-approved graduate program authorized to grant certification in school psychology.
  • If I am awarded a scholarship, will I have any assignments or obligations to Bilingual Therapies while I am completing my degree?
    No, you will not have assignments or obligations to Bilingual Therapies while you are going to school and before you earn your degree. The only commitment after you graduation is to work one school-based assignment for Bilingual Therapies.
  • May I choose the location I would like to work?
    Yes, you will be asked about your desired location for your first job. We have school placements nationwide, and our team works hard to meet the requests of our scholarship recipients.

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