Scholarships & Grants
provides training and networking support to professionals in gerontology. HPGS also promotes, raises
funds and awards scholarships to college students interested in careers involving
aging and older people.
HPGS/ALOH ELDERCARE WORKERS TRAINING AWARDS
With support from a generous grant from Assisted Living Options Hawaii (ALOH), HPGS is pleased to announce a new training awards program designed specifically for persons currently working with, or planning to work with, older adults. In funding this program, the ALOH President stated, "Our intent is…to support incumbent workers who need financial support for specialized short-term gerontological training resulting in certification." These awards will provide tuition assistance for workers who enroll in credit or non-credit courses and certificate programs which enhance their knowledge and skills in areas related to aging.
HPGS GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
The Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society (HPGS) provides training and networking support to professionals in gerontology. HPGS also raises funds and awards scholarships to college students interested in careers involving aging and older people. These scholarships are funded by generous donations from the Brodhead family, Assisted Living Options Hawaii, and many individual donors. Each year, HPGS offers up to three $2,000 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships (funds permitting) for students enrolled in the University of Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific University, Chaminade University, and Brigham Young University-Hawaii who have a serious interest in professional work related to aging, long-term care, and/or death and dying. Scholarship applications must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received by June 15th to be considered for the following academic year.
HPGS NURSING SCHOLARSHIP FUND THROUGH THE HAWAII COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
This endowment Fund was established with a generous donation from Nadao & Mieko Yoshinaga. The Hawaii Community Foundation handles the awarding of the scholarships through its uniform application process which has a March 1st deadline. All information is on the web at http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org.
Each year, scholarships are awarded - the minimum scholarship is $500.
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HPGS offers small grants for research
and community service projects, and sponsors conferences, workshops and public forums
to promote education and information about aging issues and trends. For more information,