A Place for Mom Annual Senior Care Scholarship

About this Award: 

A Place for Mom is proud to offer a scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As North America’s largest senior living referral service, A Place for Mom knows 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), and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling submissions on senior living.





Number of Awards Available: 




May 1, annually


Region of Study: 

Canada (except Quebec); United States


Level of Study: 

Any level of post-secondary


Eligibility : 

• The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major.


• The student must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.


• The applicant 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.


Essay Required?: 



Essay Details: 

A 400-700 word compelling essay on life lessons learned from a senior.


Application Instructions: 

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