Recruitment - C L O S E D

NLCSD thanks the University Consortium and the Public Advisory Committee for all their assistance in spreading the word.

The "Ever Think About Earning a Doctorate?" announcement has been sent to: the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf  at  CAIDFULL@LISTSERV.KENT.EDU; the AER listservs at; the OandM listserv at; the Professionals in Blindness Education Division List at; and many other listservs.

The "Ever Think About Earning a Doctorate?" announcement reads:

Ever Think About Earning a Doctorate?

The National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities (NLCSD), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, is accepting applications to doctoral programs in the areas of blind/visually impaired, deaf/hard of hearing, and deafblindness. Full tuition and a minimum of $20,000 annual living stipend will be provided to NLCSD Fellows for up to four years of full-time on campus study while they earn their doctorates at one of the 25 Consortium Universities. Fellowships are available to US citizens/permanent residents who must first be accepted into a doctoral program. The cohort will begin Fall 2010.

The consortium members, and the doctoral programs they offer, are listed at

Applications must be postmarked by March 26, 2010. Applications postmarked after that date will not be considered. Notifications will be made to applicants by May 3, 2010. Please share this information with potential candidates, or consider applying yourself!