When NBDA was founded, one of its concerns was to strengthen the educational and economic advancement of Black Deaf and hard of hearing people. That concern is still true of today, and one of the ways NBDA is working on promoting educational advancement is by providing educational scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Black deaf and hard of hearing students.

Dr. Glenn B. Anderson Scholarship



This is an educational financial assistance for BDA members and non-members. The Dr. Glenn B. Anderson Scholarship is funded through the generosity of individual donors, corporate donors and fundraising. Scholarship can only be available to distribute depending on the available funds. If you are an interested donor or corporate donor, please go directly to the donate page to make a donation. If you would like to make a large donation, please contact

Dr. Glenn B. Anderson Scholarship Application

Dr. Glenn B. Anderson Biography

Dr. Andrew Foster Scholarship

In partnership with Gallaudet University, this scholarship is intended for Black Deaf and hard of hearing students of Gallaudet University who demonstrated financial need with a GPA of 3.0 or better. The University maintains the funds and the application process. Preference is given to those who demonstrate a desire to advance the lives of Black deaf and hard of hearing people. To donate to this fund, please Gallaudet University's Giving Page. Instructions: Select "Other" when you click on "Giving On-Line" box. In the Other box, type "Andrew Foster Scholarship." 

Dr. Andrew Foster Biography

Scholarships Resources

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