Scholarship & Grants

Dr. Janice L. Calkins Speech Language Pathology Scholarship
A one time award of $1,000 will be presented to one or more graduating seniors from GCPS seeking to pursue a bachelor’s degree in speech language pathology.  Upon completion of their bachelors and acceptance into a Master of Science program in speech language pathology, award recipients with an interest in public education may apply for an additional $1,000 match.  The Master of Science program must be at a college or university accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


  • Submit an essay sharing why you desire a career in the field of speech-language pathology.

  • High School applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA out of 4.0

  • Minimum 20 hours (or more) of observation of a practicing Speech Language Pathologist in any setting

  • A copy of your first-semester transcript, SAT and/or ACT scores

  • Provide two letters of recommendation (one of which preferably from practicing SLP), other from a school teacher, counselor or administrator, and

  • Have plans to enroll in an accredited college or university for fall 2021

Mail all documents to Dr. Janice L. Calkins, HS Scholarship Committee Chair, 6920 Flagstone Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542   Deadline: March 6, 2021