Friday, January 23, 2015

UWRA Scholarships available!

UWRA Scholarship in Aging 

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 (March 30, 2015).

 Open to UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students currently enrolled at any UW campus.


  • 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 

All materials DUE by 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2015 

UW Retirement Association Fellowship in Aging

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 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 as evidenced through the academic/research statement, curriculum vitae, letter of recommendation; 
  • Personal commitment to aging-related concerns and issues as evidenced through the personal statement, letter of recommendation, curriculum vitae, etc.; 
  • Academic merit as evidenced through GPA, letter of recommendation, transcript, curriculum vitae. 


  • Cover sheet, available at 
  • Application including academic/research statement, personal statement, curriculum vitae  Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor 
  • Unofficial UW transcript 

All materials DUE by 12:00 noon, Friday, February 6, 2015