Katie Matofsky was recently awarded a $15,000 scholarship to support her doctoral studies for the 2023-2024 academic year. Katie is a rising third year doctoral student in the Audiology program. She came to the Montclair State program for her graduate work after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yeshiva University/Stern College for Women in speech pathology and audiology. Her cumulative GPA at Stern was 4.0. She can converse in English and Hebrew. Katie became interested in audiology while working as a camp counselor where she helped her camper who wore hearing aids develop self-advocacy skills.
Katie is grateful to receive the scholarship and notes that it is meaningful to her because it increases the awarenss that students with inflammatory diseases are equally motivated and capable of pursuing and excelling in higher education.