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Scholarships

2018 Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

(Awarded October 2018) 

Application for 2019 Scholarships will be available in spring of 2019


(If you are applying for more than one scholarship please fill out separate applications)

Pioneer Scholarship

This scholarship was created to honor those Deaf individuals who were involved during the time of MRID’s establishment, who have encouraged and guided interpreters through the years, and who have passed away.  

Goal: To aid an interpreting student with the cost of his/her education.
Amount of award:  $500
Frequency of award:  Annual
Criteria:

  • MRID Member
  • Current interpreting student, student earning bachelor's degree or associate’s degree for CDI


Certification Scholarship

This scholarship was created to assist an aspiring interpreter with his/her certification test (i.e., CDI, EIPA, NIC, OTC, SC:L)

Amount of award:  $300
Frequency of award:  Annual

Criteria:

  • MRID Member
  • Graduated/be imminently graduating from an interpreter education program, or working on RID-NAD's CDI eligibility requirements (RID CDI Certification Requirements)  
  • Passed the knowledge exam (written portion) of the certification test or currently hold certification

 

Mary Burnes Mentorship Scholarship

(2 scholarships available)
This scholarship was created to assist with expenses involved in paying for a mentor.  The mentor can either be for interpreting or language purposes.

Amount of award:  $100
Frequency of award: Annual
Criteria:


Please direct questions to scholarships@mrid.org

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