Spring 2015 UWRA Scholarships

Application deadline:   February 3, 2015   (3:00 pm PST)

Up to four scholarships of $4,000 each will be awarded to UW students studying toward a career in aging-related research or provision of services to older adults.

Who is eligible:

  • Currently enrolled UW undergraduate, graduate or professional students with a career emphasis on aging, regardless of major
  • UW Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma students are welcome to apply
  • International students are welcome to apply

What to submit:

  • Application (use the ‘Apply’ link at uw.edu/uwra/scholarships-fellowships-in-aging)
  • A 2014-2015 FAFSA must be on file in the Student Financial Aid office

Evaluation criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in and commitment to paid or volunteer work benefiting older adults
  • Academic performance
  • Communication skills
  • Financial need (as determined by the FAFSA)

Deadline for online receipt of all application materials is 3:00 p.m., Tuesday February 3, 2015.

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The UWRA also sponsors a graduate Fellowship in Aging (application deadline February 6, 2015). Please see http://www.grad.washington.edu/students/fa/uwra/index.shtml for further information or contact the Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards at gradappt@uw.edu

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