Scholarships/Awards

Student Awards

Scholarships for DHH Students

Nomination Form 2016

CAEDHH Awards Letter Explanation



Member Awards

Listed below is information regarding the following three awards:

Honorary Lifetime Membership

R.J.D. Williams Scholarship

Outstanding Personal Contribution to CAEDHH


Criteria for Honorary Lifetime Membership to be granted by CAEDHH

The criteria for determining who will qualify for a CAEDHH Honorary Lifetime Membership are as follows:

Candidates for consideration must be/have been a CAEDHH executive member at the local and/or national level

AND

must have been a member in good standing for a minimum of 10 years

AND

must have made a significant contribution to CAEDHH on a national level.

Any candidate nominated by a provincial CAEDHH membership must be accepted by a ⅔ vote of the CAEDHH National Executive to receive an honorary lifetime membership. Honorary lifetime memberships are usually granted to those who are retiring/retired.

For further information and to nominate a candidate, please contact your CAEDHH Regional Director. Nominations are due in the September before the Biennial National Conference.


R.J.D. Williams Scholarship

In 1991 a scholarship was established from monies presented to CAEDHH as a parting gift from the alumni and staff of the RJD Williams School for the Deaf in Saskatchewan. The scholarship is awarded at each CAEDHH Biennial Convention (which began in 1993 in Montreal). The initial value is $500.00.

The scholarship is intended to support the following:

a) Research into deaf issues (education, language, sign systems, aural habilitation, deaf culture, counselling, cochlear implants, etc.)

b) Continued studies in the field of deafness

c) Development of materials to promote awareness or extend knowledge of deafness; ir, in the area of fiction, to depict deaf characters or deaf culture.

Applicants must:

1) Be a member of CAEDHH
2) Be a trained teacher of the deaf
3) Have a minimum of three (3) years experience in deaf education

The application form is available here.

 


Award for Outstanding Personal Contribution to CAEDHH

CAEDHH members who are still working and who have made a significant contribution to CAEDHH on a national level can also be recognized. You may nominate them for an Award for Outstanding Personal Contribution to CAEDHH.

Candidates for consideration must be a CAEDHH member

AND

must have made a significant contribution to CAEDHH on a national level.

 

Please contact your CAEDHH Regional Director for further information and to nominate a candidate. Nominations are due in the fall.

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