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.


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.


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


  • Application, available at
  • 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,

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.


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.


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


  • Cover sheet, available at
  • 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, or see