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SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship

We are offering a $1,250 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for an adult relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018, will receive $1,250 for tuition and/or books.

Eligibility

Students must be attending a two or four year university or college in the Fall of 2018. They must have been involved in caregiving for a family member or friend.SeniorAdvice.com employees and their family members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.Submission of application is regarded as acknowledgement and adherence to the following agreement guidelines below.Application must be submitted by July 15, 2018. Scholarship winners will be notified by August 1, 2018.

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Benefits

Judging will be based on the following criteria, that include, but are not limited to:Quality of submission content.Impact the scholarship will make on the life of the student.Whether the applicant has addressed the application questions and satisfied the application guidelines.Scholarship winners will be notified by February 1, 2018.The winner of the SeniorAdvice.com Caregiver Scholarship will receive $1,250 for tuition and/or books paid directly to the recipient.

Application

Email your completed questions and 2 required attachments (copy of transcript and video file) to scholarship@senioradvice.com.

The following information should be provided in the email:

Questions

Full nameMailing address and street address, if differentPhone numberEmail addressArea of studyName and mailing address of the university or college accepted into for the Fall of 2018Anticipated date of university or college graduationYour current GPA (high school or university/college)Do you agree that your application materials may be used by SeniorAdvice.com via social media, on the World Wide Web, and other media to raise awareness about elderly caregiving and volunteering? Yes or no

Attachments

Scan and attach copy of current (high school or university/college) transcriptVideo file (.mov, .mp4, .avi, or .mpeg)(3 minutes maximum)

In video format, please provide answers to the five questions below:

Please share your caregiving story with us. Who are you/have you been caring for and how do you help/have you helped care for this person?What have you learned from your experience as a caregiver? How has this experience affected you?What is a valuable piece of advice you've received from your aging family member? What is a valuable piece of advice that you've given to them?What will you be studying in school in the Fall of 2018 and how has your role as a caregiver influenced your chosen career path?Why should you receive this scholarship and how will it help you?

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