TDI Communication Access Scholarship Program

Scholarship: TDI Communication Access Scholarship Program

TDI’s Communications Access Scholarship Program was set-up to encourage and reward graduating high school seniors who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, late-deafened or deaf-blind  to improve communication access within their communities.

Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

TDI Scholars are well-rounded, bright students who not only excel academically, but are also actively involved in their communities and their schools. These students are passionate and service oriented, and demonstrate a sustained commitment to bettering their community.


  • Applicants must be high school students graduating in 2021.
  • Applicants must be committed to attending post-secondary school starting in Fall 2021.
  • Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Current TDI board members and staff as well as their siblings, children, and grandchildren are not eligible for the Access Communications Scholarship Program.


  • Demonstrated record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities.
  • Participation in extracurricular school sponsored activities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Academic achievement.
  • Applicants must have the endorsement of their school guidance counselor.

Award: $2,500

Deadline: May 14, 2021

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