University of Washington Retirement Association (UWRA) Scholarships & Fellowships in Aging

UWRA Scholarships in Aging
Application deadline:   January 28, 2016

Up to four $4,000 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing research or careers related to aging. Scholarship funds will apply to student accounts for spring quarter.

Eligibility:

Open to UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students currently enrolled at any UW campus. Students should have completed the first year of their program by the time they apply.

Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in and commitment to working with older adults (paid or volunteer)
  • Academic performance
  • Communication skills
  • Financial need

Requirements:

  • Application, available at
    uw.edu/uwra/scholarships-fellowships-in-aging/
  • Current unofficial UW transcript
  • Current academic year FAFSA on file with UW Office of Student Financial Aid
  • All materials DUE by 3:00 p.m. on January 28, 2016

For more information, contact the UW Retirement Association, retiremt@uw.edu.


UWRA Fellowship in Aging
Application deadline:   TBA, early 2016

The UWRA Graduate Student Fellowship is a one-quarter fellowship to support graduate students of outstanding academic merit who have a demonstrated academic and personal interest in aging-related issues or concerns.

Eligibility:

Open to UW graduate students who are currently enrolled and not in their last year of study at the time of application; must be enrolled in full-time credits (at least 10) during the fellowship quarter.

Criteria:

  • Demonstrated academic focus on aging-related concerns or issues
  • Personal commitment to aging-related concerns or issues
  • Academic merit

Requirements:

  • Cover sheet, available at
    http://www.grad.washington.edu/students/fa/uwra/index.shtml
  • Application including academic/research statement, personal statement, curriculum vitae
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor
  • Current unofficial UW transcript
  • All materials DUE in early 2016 by date posted on website above

For more information, contact the Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards, gradappt@uw.edu or see http://www.grad.washington.edu/students/fa/uwra/index.shtml

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