UW Retirement Association

UWRA Scholarship in Aging Application

Spring Quarter 2019 Application

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Applicants must separately have filed the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for financial aid at the University of Washington. If you have not previously completed your 2018-2019 FAFSA, file it online well before January 30. International students and HB1079 students should file a 2018-2019 Non-Citizen Financial Need Assessment Form for purposes of this scholarship.

The University of Washington Retirement Association, a membership organization of retired UW faculty and staff, announces the availability of scholarships for UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students with a focus on research related to aging or on the provision of services to older adults. Up to four awards of up to $4,000 each will be made in Spring Quarter 2019 to students selected for their demonstrated promise and financial need. Students should have completed the first year of their program by the time they submit an application.

Criteria the committee will consider in evaluating your application:
• Demonstrated experience in and commitment to research or work with older adults (paid or volunteer)
• Academic performance
• Communication skills
• Financial need (as determined by the FAFSA or Non-Citizen Need Assessment)

To be considered, applications must include all required materials, submitted by 4:00 p.m. on January 30, 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Supplemental materials will not be considered.

HOW TO APPLY:

Step 1: Sign the release

Step 2: Complete UWRA scholarship application form.
NOTE that the application cannot be saved and must be completed in a single setting. Please have all documents ready to upload before completing the application.

Step 3: Upload two scholarship documents
• A pdf document that includes your responses to the three questions
• A pdf of your current UW transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable)

Questions: Contact Cathy Randolph at UWRA – retiremt@uw.edu

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