Millie Brother Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Children of Deaf Adults, International (CODA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: On average, two awards offered annually. Last year, two full awards and three partial awards were given.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be the hearing son or daughter of one or more deaf parents.
  3. Must be a high school senior or current undergraduate college student at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: High school seniors or current undergraduate students who are the hearing sons or daughters of one or more deaf parents are eligible for this award.

Application requirements for the Millie Brother Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Millie Brother Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to hearing children of deaf adults to help them pursue their education. First-time winners will receive preference.

Award Amount: Awards are on average $3,000 annually, non-renewable. A student may reapply for as many years as he/she is in school.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 5

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 5

Applications are available on the Children of Deaf Adults (CODA) website. Applications must be typed or handwritten in black ink. In addition to the completed application, each applicant must submit the following documents: official transcripts from his/her high school and/or college (if currently enrolled); two sealed letters of recommendation from teachers; a signed letter of agreement (last page of the application); and a typed, two-page, double-spaced essay. The essay should describe how the applicant's experience as a child of a deaf adult has shaped his/her life and goals and should also include a description of future career aspirations. Each essay will be judged for organization, content, creativity, and sense of purpose. If emailed, the essay must be in .doc, .txt, or .pdf file format. The letter of agreement must be faxed to CODA at the number provided. All other application materials may be mailed or emailed using the contact information provided, and must be postmarked by the first Friday in April.
About Children of Deaf Adults, International (CODA):
Contact Information: Su Kyong Isakson, Faculty, Interpreter Preperation
Address: Community College of Baltimore County 800 South Rolling Road, ARTS 114 Catonsville, Maryland 21228

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