At the 2019 American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Conference, Oticon announced that President Gary Rosenblum presented American Academy of Audiology Foundation trustees with a $25,000 donation to the Foundation’s Empowering Students Scholarship Fund. This is the eighth year that Oticon, Inc has provided funding to enable the American Academy of Audiology Foundation to award scholarships to graduate students earning AuD or PhD degrees in audiology. The Foundation will award five $5,000 academic scholarships to deserving students who show exceptional promise as clinical audiologists.
“Oticon is delighted to partner with the American Academy of Audiology Foundation to empower students who represent the future of Audiology,” said Rosenblum. “At a time of change and challenge in hearing healthcare, we are proud to once again support the education of qualified hearing care professionals who will play an essential role in the delivery of excellent hearing health care.”
“This generous gift by Oticon will support the education of students who demonstrate exceptional promise as clinical audiologists as evidenced by their work throughout their academic career and the support of their preceptors and educators,” said Brenna Carroll, AuD, Chair, American Academy of Audiology Foundation. “We thank all of our colleagues at Oticon, Inc for their ongoing support of the Foundation’s philanthropic efforts.”
The American Academy of Audiology Foundation raises funds and supports programs of excellence in education, promising research and public awareness in audiology and hearing science. The Foundation offers targeted opportunities to students across the country through scholarships and grants. The programs are designed to help students maximize their learning experiences through leadership, educational, and humanitarian opportunities.