Alissa Nickerson Awarded Communicative Disorders Scholarship
Alissa Nickerson, a doctoral student in the audiology program in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science, has been awarded the Communicative Disorders Scholarship from Sertoma (Hearing Charities of America).
Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarship is for graduate students pursing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology from institutions in the U.S. These scholarships, worth $1,000 each, are awarded in the spring to help offset the cost of tuition, books and fees incurred during the following school year.
Alissa will begin her fourth-year externship at Presence Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago in May 2016. Previously Alissa served as an intern at the Phonak Audiology Research Center in Warrenville, Illinois, where she was involved in clinical trials of the company’s products. She also has been a teaching assistant for several undergraduate courses in Speech and Hearing Science. She anticipates completing her Doctor of Audiology degree in 2017.
Congratulations, Alissa, on this outstanding honor!