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Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Requirements:

 

  • The annual scholarship award is for five (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.
  • Applicants must complete a letter of introduction and a 500-word minimum essay on selected topic and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement.

How To Apply:

 Complete a 500 word essay on the following topic:

The Administration on Aging estimates that by 2050, nearly a quarter of Americans will be age 65 or older. By 2025, the number of people 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease is expected to reach 7.1 million - a 40 percent increase in the number of those currently affected. How we prepare for America's "Silver Tsunami" of aging Baby Boomers is of critical importance. What innovations in the senior care industry need to happen in order to care for our aging population? What contributions will you make to solving this problem? 

More Information:

 For more information, visit http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

Scholarship amount is $1,000