Martin R. Adams Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship honors a previous head of the program in Communication Disorders. The award is given to a UH post-baccalaureate leveling program student who is accepted into the graduate school in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Houston.
- Eligibility: All UH COMD post-baccalaureate leveling program students who apply to the COMD graduate program will be considered for this scholarship.
- Award amount: $500
- Application deadline: January 15th (with admission); Nominations made by admissions committee
- Award date: August of first semester in graduate program.
Martin Adams was head of the Program in Communication Disorders at the University of Houston from 1982 to 1996. Under his leadership, the program provided quality education to a student body that increased yearly. He also served as director of the University of Houston Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic and the United Way Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic. Dr. Adams was widely respected by individuals in the academic and professional communities of Houston. His scholarly contributions and clinical skills enabled clients, students and colleagues to develop professionally.
Dr. Adams earned his doctorate in speech-language pathology from Southern Illinois University. He is a fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. He received four awards for outstanding teaching and received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Communication at Southern Illinois University.
Dr. Adams specialized in the area of fluency disorders. He was widely recognized as a consummate clinician.
Generally, 1-3 research assistants are needed to work on specific research projects conducted by faculty. Students are selected by individual faculty. Stipends and time commitments vary.
The University offers a variety of financial assistance packages to undergraduates and graduates. For further information, contact the UH Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at (713) 743-9090.