Friday, January 15, 2021 reminds college students to apply for the Aging Matters Scholarship

Deadline for applications May 15 is dedicated to helping seniors and their families in their quest for a better life. Aging impacts everyone and as the aging population explodes over the next 30 years, wants to bring more awareness to the key issues we face. We will be awarding an annual college scholarship to an individual that best demonstrates to us why "Aging Matters" to them.

The $1,500 Aging Matters Scholarship is given annually to a selected college student that currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community, or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population.

Any existing student (or incoming freshman), in good academic standing, at a two- or four- year accredited college can apply for this scholarship. The recipient will demonstrate a unique and admirable understanding and desire to show us that "Aging Matters" to them.

Scholarship awards of $1,500 can be applied toward tuition, books, board and other expenses.

Scholarship Details:

  • Amount: $1,500
  • Duration: One-Time Payment
  • Number of Recipients: one per year
  • Applications accepted beginning June 15 for awards the following year
  • Deadline Date: May 15, 2021
  • Selection Date: June 15, 2021
  • Announcement Date: As soon as the recipient is contacted, and their eligibility confirmed.

Application Requirements:

  • An existing college student or incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall 2021 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any two-year or four-year accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Complete and submit the application form.
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1,000 word or less essay on why Aging Matters to the applicant.
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