Maura Philippone ’20H Awarded American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Scholarship

Recent Honors College graduate Maura Philippone ’20H received a graduate-level scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation).

The prestigious scholarship, awarded to only two other students nationwide, is worth $5,000. The award will help support Maura’s graduate studies in speech-language pathology at George Washington University.

In her time at the University of Maine, Maura studied communication sciences & disorders with minors in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies and French.

Her Honors thesis, The Use of Smartphone Apps as a Supplement to Transgender Voice and Communication Therapy, investigates the effectiveness of the app “Voice Analyst” as a supplement to transgender voice and communication therapy. Read more about Maura’s thesis work here!

Congratulations, Maura!