A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

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Description: A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As the nation'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 students enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university, and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling essays on senior living.

Eligibility:

  • The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associates' degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must be planning 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

Website: http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

Contact Information: scholarship@aplaceformom.com

 

Please Note

This is an outside scholarship. Grand Valley State University does not have affiliation with this scholarship agency and does not take part in the selection of the scholarship. Please remember that GVSU does not endorse any specific web site nor is GVSU responsible for the content on the various web sites. We are simply providing these links as a courtesy to you.

Additional Information

$1000

Award Type:
Scholarship

Application Deadline:
April 16, 2018

Eligible Enrollment Status:
Part-Time
Full-Time

Eligible Student Status:
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Transfer
Graduate
International

Area of Interest:
Allied Health Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Cell and Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Exercise Science - Clinical
Exercise Science - Health Fitness Instruction
Geology
Geology-Chemistry
Health Information Management
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Pre-Medicine
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Speech-Language Pathology
Therapeutic Recreation