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Geriatrics Scholarships

Here are some of the Geriatrics scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

R&D Systems Scholarship Application Fall 2018

R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field. The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.

Healing Arts Scholarship

Banyan Tree Healing Center is committed to supporting the future of the Healing Arts & Related Fields in all its unique expressions including: Physical, Mental, Spiritual, Family, Community, or Global Health. We are interested in endeavors that help people to become healthy and whole, expand consciousness, improve communities and make the world a cleaner, harmonious, and more compassionate place to live. We are exceptionally interested in anything that seeks to apply compassion to human suffering whether this be through a professional career or through volunteer or charity work. We are offering ongoing, yearly scholarships of $250 - $500 to students who are seeking a future career path in service to humanity.

Andrus Foundation Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships in Gerontology

To provide financial assistance to students who are working on a graduate degree in gerontology. Number Awarded: 3 doctoral fellowships and 5 master's degree scholarships. Duration: 1 year. Eligibility: Only nominations from faculty at academic institutions are accepted; only 1 student may be nominated per institution. Nominees must be currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral gerontology or aging studies program in the United States. Doctoral applicants must have completed 2 years of their degree program. All applicants must be planning to work in the field of aging. Selection is based on academic record, academic honors received, membership in honorary societies, graduate assistantships received, faculty recommendations, and career commitment. Preference is given to students attending institutions belonging to the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by the AARP Andrus Foundation. Although students may be enrolled part time at the time of application, they will be expected to enroll on a full-time basis if they are awarded the scholarship or fellowship. Recipients are required to submit mid-term and final progress reports during the period of support.

SE4A Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to financially assist students who are pursuing a career in gerontology or geriatrics. Selection of Recipient(s): To apply for the scholarship, a student must be a junior, senior or graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited university within the eight Southeastern states: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, North and South Carolina. The following criteria will be used to rank nominations: 25 percent - Financial need 25 percent - Application aptness 10 percent - Writing skills 15 percent - Maintain 2.5 GPA 10 percent - Commitment to do volunteer work with elderly

FADONA/LTC Scholarship

To provide financial assistance to individuals employed in long-term care in Florida who are interested in continuing their education. Amount Awarded: $500 Number Awarded: 1 or more each year. Duration: 1 year. Eligibility: This program is open to currently licensed RN's, LPN's, or CNA's employed in the long-term care industry in Florida. RN's must be currently accepted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or master's degree program in nursing, gerontology program, undergraduate or graduate program in health care management, or nurse practitioner program. LPN's must be currently accepted or enrolled in an RN program or undergraduate health care management program. CNA's must be currently accepted or enrolled in an RN or LPN program. All applicants must have at least 2 years of employment in the long-term care field. They must be either a member FADONA/LTC or sponsored by a member. Financial need is not considered in the selection process.

Claire M. Fagin Fellow Award Program

Eligibility Fellow applicants must: Be doctorally prepared registered nurses (not including DNP) Hold degree(s) in nursing (undergraduate and/or masters) Be United States citizens or permanent U.S. residents Have potential to develop into independent investigators Demonstrate potential for long-term contributions to gerontological nursing At an institution that is a member of NHCGNE If selected, Fellows must: Devote full-time effort to the research project and professional development plan. While some academic commitments may be maintained, these should be relevant to the Fellow's research and study, sufficiently minimal so as not to reduce full time equivalency in the fellowship program and not be in conflict with the work the Fellow is undertaking. Where such activities are to be undertaken, they must be carefully and fully described in the application. Attend NHCGNE’s Annual Leadership Conference as well as the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting. (Mentors are strongly encouraged to attend the Leadership Conference.) Both meetings are held annually in November. Institution: Must be a member of NHCGNE. If a Fellow candidate is successful the award will total $120,000 ($60,000 per annum) with the requirement that 10% of that amount be contributed by the institution where the fellow is located. The institution’s contribution may be in the form of tuition waivers, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, grants-in-aid or scholarships. Neither in-kind support nor student loans are acceptable as matching funds. No indirect costs are allowed to the school and waivers of these indirect costs cannot be considered matching funds.

California Park and Recreation Society Scholarship

The Aging Services and Activities Section of the California Park and Recreation Society offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students in gerontology, recreation-related, or aging-related fields. Applicants must attend a California college or university, be committed to shaping the future of their profession, and have completed gerontology-related coursework. Type: Undergraduate Study Graduate Study Eligibility Requirements: Class standing Freshman - Sophomore - Junior - Senior - Graduate Student Discipline/Area of Study Social/Behavioral Sciences Public Service Citizenship U.S. Citizen Other Visa Status Minimum GPA 3.0 Demonstrate financial need Please include in Major: Gerontology

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

IMPORTANT DATES Applications Accepted: February 10, 2017 - January 29, 2018 Final Award Selection: March 15, 2018 Scholarship Awarded: Spring Quarter 2018 REQUIREMENTS The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Applicant must be a US citizen, at least 17 years of age, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section. All applications must be received by January 29th, 2018. Finalists will be notified in February and must provide proof of enrollment and GPA (letters of acceptance, transcripts, etc.) before the scholarship recipient is selected. SELECTION Applications will be reviewed by a panel. The winner will be selected based on the criteria set forth in the requirements section of this document. Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he/she will receive a mailed 1099-MISC tax form and the check will be delivered to their address. The winner of the scholarship award will be fully responsible for the taxes incurred from receiving the award.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program Fall 2018

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Annual Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

A Place for Mom is proud to annually offer a $1,000 scholarship to five university students who intend to use their education to help the senior population through their fields of study. These may include nursing, medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, sociology, social work or gerontology. As North America's largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders. This scholarship will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling essays on how to improve the quality of life for seniors. Selection and Eligibility Criteria 1. The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associates's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must intend on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. The applicant must be attending classes at an accredited college or university at the time of the spring deadline. 2. Employees of A Place for Mom and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to apply. 3. Applicants must complete a letter of introduction and an essay that is between 500 and 900 words on a selected topic and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement 4. Scholarship will be awarded to five students who write the most compelling essay in each of five categories as judged by an outside panel of senior living professionals. Award Amount $1,000 awarded to five individuals.

ACLS Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

ACLS Certification Institute is offering a 2,500 scholarship to a student enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school. We want applicants to submit ideas to improve mental health awareness such as a system they would change, or a service/program that would be helpful. Applicants must apply by November 30, 2017 with a 30-45 second video of their idea. Our goal by offering this scholarship is to find effective ways in dealing with the stress/anxiety/depression among medical students and to remove the stigma about receiving mental health treatment.

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