ASHA's Gift to the Grad: May 1–August 31

Receive up to 20 months of membership for the price of 12, a savings of $225!

For recent masters and doctoral graduates who apply for both ASHA membership and certification between May 1 and August 31, 2015, ASHA's Gift to the Grad (GTTG) automatically grants up to 20 months of ASHA membership for the price of 12. The GTTG gives you membership benefits and services through December 31, 2016. The sooner you apply for ASHA membership and certification, the more months you'll receive membership benefits.

Who's Eligible? How Much Can You Save?

The program is available to current graduates and recent graduates.

NSSLHA Member for 2 Consecutive Years

Here are some quick facts for NSSLHA members with 2 consecutive years of membership.

  • The 2 consecutive years must include the year of graduation.
  • You are eligible for the GTTG this year if you submit your membership and certification application between May 1 and August 31, 2015. You'll get membership benefits through December 31, 2016!
  • You are eligible for the NSSLHA Conversion Discount.
  • The NSSLHA Conversion dues and fees rate is $286; you save $225! 

NSSLHA Member for 1 Year or Non-NSSLHA Member 

Here are some quick facts for NSSLHA members with 1 year of membership and non-NSSLHA members.

  • You are eligible for the GTTG this year if you submit your membership and certification application between May 1 and August 31, 2015. You'll get membership benefits through December 31, 2016!
  • You are eligible for the Recent Grad Discount.
  • The Recent Grad dues and fees rate is $461; you save $50!

All Other Applicants

Here are some quick facts for all other applicants.

  • You are eligible for the GTTG if you submit your membership and certification application between May 1 and August 31, 2015. You'll receive membership benefits through December 31, 2016!
  • You will pay standard ASHA dues and fees: $511.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is as excited as you are about your graduation. Now take the next step—become a certified member of ASHA. 

Tips for Success

  • 2015 graduates must submit an ASHA membership and certification application between May 1 and August 31, 2016, to receive the GTTG and the NSSLHA Conversion Discount (if eligible).
  • 2014 graduates must submit an ASHA membership and certification application between May 1 and August 31, 2015, to receive the GTTG and the NSSLHA Conversion Discount (if eligible).
  • Students should evaluate the best time to apply based on their graduation date and clinical fellowship (CF), if applicable. 
  • You don't have to wait until you complete your CF.
    • Audiology graduates will be considered applicants in audiology when they submit a membership and certification application.  
    • Speech-language pathology graduates may apply before, during, or after the CF and be considered applicants in speech. 
  • Start receiving membership benefits while you are fulfilling the requirements to get certified. 
  • Your application for membership and certification must be received by the ASHA National Office by August 31 of the applicable year to receive the GTTG and NSSLHA Conversion benefits. Applications received on or after September 1, regardless of postmark date, are not eligible.
  • If your graduation date has changed, please send an e-mail to nsslha@asha.org

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