Scholar-Mentor Award

The Scholar-Mentor Award is given to an outstanding professional who has mentored Black students in speech-language pathology, audiology and/or speech/language-hearing sciences. The Scholar-Mentor Award was established to recognize those distinguished professionals who have demonstrated outstanding mentoring skills with students through research, clinical, administrative and/or academic activities.

The recipient of this award of distinction will be recognized during NBASLH's Annual Convention.

Criteria for Selection

The nominee for the Scholar-Mentor Award should:

  • Be in good financial standing as a member of NBALSH for a minimum of three consecutive years at the time of nomination.
  • Possess an outstanding record of mentoring Black students in communication sciences and disorders research, clinical, administrative and/or academic activities.

Note: If no applications are received for this award, the NBASLH Board of Directors may appoint an awardee.

Nominations open in September 2024