Student Corner

Free Student Membership

All Student members both new and renewing will now receive complimentary ISHA membership. To join or renew – visit ISHA’s website HERE. Simply select the code STUDENT from the dropdown menu at checkout.

ISHA Webinar Recording Now Available | Clinical Fellowship 101 - Preparing for a Successful CF Year

Are you preparing for your Clinical Fellowship and searching for positions? ISHA hosted a special webinar on March 12, 2024 regarding Clinical Fellowship preparation. Listen to our panel of experts discuss tips, tricks, and resources to help you find the right Clinical Fellowship position! View the recording to prepare you for your CF year!

2024 Knowledge Quest Winner - DePaul University

  • First Place: DePaul University
  • Second Place: Eastern Illinois University 
  • Third Place: Northern Illinois University

2024 Ethics in Action Video Contest Winner

Each Illinois NSSLHA Chapter was invited to submit one Instagram Reel video (up to 90 seconds in length) that responds to the following prompt:

Much of the attention on Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been focused on the negative - plagiarism. There are many potential positive AI contributions that could impact our profession. How do you anticipate AI contributing to our fields of audiology and/or speech-language pathology? What is the potential ethical impact of the contribution(s).

  • First Place: Midwestern University
  • Second Place: Western Illinois University

Congratulations, Scholarship Winners!

  • Molly Bastida - Illinois State University (2024 John Consalvi Service Scholarship)
  • Megan Gilfillan - Western Illinois University (2024 John Consalvi Service Scholarship)
  • Jenan Said (2024 Spotter Staffing Scholarship)

Pathway to Licensure Documents

To assist students with the Illinois licensure process, ISHA has compiled several documents outlining the steps needed to apply for and obtain different types of Illinois licensure. Learn more.

  • Steps to Obtain Speech-Language Pathology IDFPR Licensure
  • Steps to Obtain Audiology IDFPR Licensure
  • Steps to Illinois SLP Early Intervention Credential
  • Pathways to Professional Educator Licensure in Illinois

Please reach out to with any questions or concerns regarding ISHA Student membership or any of the information mentioned above – we are here to help.