Student Affairs

The 2017-18 Chair for the Student Affairs Committee is Callan Gavigan

Licensure Information:
Eligibility for Educational Limited SLP License (only for those whose education did not include 9 months of supervised clinical experience).
-Graduate from an accredited master's or doctoral speech-language pathology educational program or a program that has been deemed substantially equivalent.
-Provide proof of acceptance for training in a clinical situation supervised by a licensed SLP.
-Submit the SLP Educational Limited license application found at with the $170.00 fee.
-A fingerprint report and criminal background check are required. Fingerprints must be taken using the instructions and ID number that are sent to the applicant after the license application and fee are received.
License Application
Licensing Guide
LARA Licensure FAQs

To check on the status of your license
Michigan-specific FAQ's, guidelines and requirements for Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist
Contact LARA
Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award (RMPTA)
Interested in learning more about advances in autism research? ASHA invites graduate students interested in research careers and early-career scientists to apply now for the Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award (RMPTA). The award is given in conjunction with the Research Symposium, which will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the ASHA Convention in Los Angeles. A protégé and mentor apply as a pair and must attend the Symposium together.
Awarded pairs receive a stipend and ASHA Convention registration fee waivers as well as the opportunity to engage in mentored activities, such as
  • preparing a question to pose at the Symposium;
  • networking with the invited scholars; and
  • conducting a mentored review of a Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research manuscript based on a Symposium presentation.
The 2017 Symposium, "Advances in Autism Research: From Learning Mechanisms to Novel Interventions," is coordinated by Helen Tager-Flusberg and will include the following invited presenters:
  • Sudha Arunachalam (Boston University)
  • Jana Iverson (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Connie Kasari (University of California Los Angeles)
  • Letitia Naigles (University of Connecticut)
  • Susan Ellis Weismer (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
  • Amy Wetherby (Florida State University)
RMPTA applications are due by July 1, 2017. Learn more about eligibility, mentored activities, and application instructions.
Questions? Contact the Academic Affairs & Research Education team at research@asha.orgApplication deadline is July 1, 2017.

University Information:
University Programs in Michigan

The Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association is Proud to Announce the Recipients of the
2017 Student Scholarship Award
Laney Roehl, B.A., Michigan State University
J. Whitney Neal, M.A., Wayne State University

Our deepest thanks to the Prentke-Romich Company for providing these funds. For 50 years the Prentke Romich Company has been leading the way in giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves.

Congratulations to the 2017 Student Poster Session Winners:
Seeking Community Priorities: A Case Study of James Bay Cree Perspectives on Child Language Development, Sara Acton, M.A., Eastern Michigan University

An Analysis of Aphasia Education Internet Resources for Spanish Speaking Clients and Families, Anna Poggensee, B.S. and Brittany Barnes, B.A., Western Michigan University
Thank you to Psi Iota Xi, Michigan chapters Eta Sigma, Zeta Theta, Theta Tau, and Eta Omicron, for their support of these awards.  Thanks to our Michigan colleague Char Holcomb, and others, for continuing to support our students in this manner.

Congratulations to Central Michigan University and Michigan State University, winners of the M & M (Most Student MSHA Members) Award

 Resume Guidelines presented by Gordon Krainen at the 2013 Student Session.  

ASHA Information:

National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

ASHA Student Information

2014 ASHA SLP Certification Standards

How to Apply for ASHA Certification in Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical Fellowship FAQs