A Place for Mom Senior Wisdom Scholarship

Description: 

A Place for Mom is proud to offer scholarships to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As North America’s largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders.

Scholarships 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 $2,000 financial donation for their compelling submissions on life lessons from a senior.

Deadline(s): 

May 1, 2020

Deadlines: 
Friday, May 1, 2020
Eligibility Requirements: 

Scholarships 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 $2,000 financial donation for their compelling submissions on life lessons from a senior.

REQUIRED SUBMISSION

Student may choose to send either an essay or a video submission on the following topic: What are the most important life lessons that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life? How will you use the lessons learned from them in your future career in working with seniors?

Essay Requirements:

Video Requirements:

  • The Video must consist of the Applicant’s interview of a senior or the Applicant’s sharing a story about life lessons from an older person who is/was important in the Applicant’s life.
  • Video must be at least two minutes, but no more than three minutes.
  • The Video should have good production quality (images, sound, etc.); the Video doesn’t have to be polished, but needs to be well put together.
  • The Video may include other people, but the Applicant must have permission from all individuals who appear in or are mentioned in the Video to use their name, voice and/or image. If they are not willing, please do not use them in the Video. If requested, Applicants must be able to provide A Place for Mom with such permission on a form acceptable to A Place for Mom.
  • The Video may not:
    • Contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement.
    • Feature brand names or trademarks.
    • Contain artwork not created by the Applicant.
    • Contain copyrighted music without permission or licensing for use in this Application.

Large video files (20MB or larger) should be uploaded to Vimeo or YouTube and the link included in an email to scholarship@aplaceformom.com. Please note that our email system will not accept .zip files.

 

Contact Info: 
scholarship@aplaceformom.com
Grade: 
12
Scholarship Type: 
Current College Students