Requirements and Selection Criteria
Applicants must be studying for a degree at an accredited educational institution in Ohio. Applicants also must be enrolled in an internship or practicum that involves older adults or their caregivers by January 2020.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to serving older adults and their caregivers, while developing person-centered resources and services that foster independence and autonomy throughout the lifespan.
Scholars will receive a $1,000 stipend to help cover expenses.
- Strength of academic record;
- Work/life experience;
- Proposed internship experience;
- Post-graduation plans; and
- Letter of recommendation
Questions about Ohio Scholars in Aging:
Questions about the Ohio Scholars in Aging Program can be directed to Jane Byrnes, Ohio Department of Aging, at (614) 728-5950.