Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

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General Information

A Place for Mom, a leader in the senior living industry that provides senior care referrals to families across the United States, is proud to announce the commencement of their annual $1,000 scholarship for advancement in the field of gerontology. This is a general scholarship which will award the selected applicants with a financial donation. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.

Eligibility Criteria:
The annual scholarship award is for five (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.

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 500-word minimum essay on 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.

  • Amount of Award: $1000
  • Number of Awards: 5


  • Deadline: April 15th, 2017
  • FAFSA by December 1st: Not Required

Contact Information

Contact Name: Angel Ridout

Email: Angelr@aplaceformom.com

Phone: 866.344.8005

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