Each year, A Place for Mom offers a video contest scholarship of Senior Care Scholarship which is exclusively available for the U.S. and Canadian students. The eligible candidates should be interested in aging and gerontology fields. Up to five awards are offered, each of those amounting up to $2,000. To apply, all candidates are required to provide an essay based on the given topic question.
A Place for Mom is proud to offer an annual scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As the North America’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 a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec).
Each of the successful applicants will receive up to $2,000.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate and graduate degree in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major.
Place of Study
Student should be pursuing education in the U.S.A or Canada.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, all students are expected to meet all of the criteria as follw:
- All candidates should be enrolled at graduate or undergraduate level in the relevant fields as listed above. Please note, 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 a video on the selected topic and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement
- Scholarship will be awarded to five students who write the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of senior living professionals.
Only the U.S. and Canadian students are invited to apply.
To apply, all students are required to submit a video on the given topic at the link below.
Entries are accepted round the year.