Scholarships & Grants

HPGS 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 tlenzer@hawaii.rr.com and must be received by May 31st to be considered for the following academic year.     
 
 
Instructions for Applying


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.

HPGS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

This $1,000 scholarship is funded by generous donations from the Brodhead family as well as many individuals. It is open to undergraduate and community college students in the University of Hawaii System, as well as students at Hawaii Pacific University and Chaminade University, who are interested in pursuing careers related to Gerontology or Geriatrics. One or more awards will be made each year, funds permitting.

The deadline for submitting applications for the next Academic Year is May 31st.

Guidelines
Application

Scholarship applications must be sent by email to tlenzer@hawaii.rr.com and must be received by May 31, to be considered for the following academic year.

For inquiries:  email: hpgs.hawaii@gmail.com

GRANTS

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, contact: hpgs.hawaii@gmail.com