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Scholarship Opportunities in Gerontology

Applications for gerontology scholarships will be due in March each year, for scholarships awarded for the following academic year.  The application process occurs just once per year. To receive a gerontology scholarship application please email gerontology@k-state.edu.

Long-Term Care Administration Scholarship

Awarded to a student for the time period in which they will be doing their required practicum in long-term care administration.

2016-2017 Scholarship Recipient
  • Brady Nordhus

Carol Ann Holcomb Scholarship in Gerontology

Awarded to a senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in any curriculum with a secondary major in gerontology or a graduate student with an emphasis in gerontology in the College of Human Ecology. Preference will be given on the basis of financial need.

2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients
  • Katlyn Smith, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology

Dan and Kathy Richardson Graduate Student Innovation Scholarship in Gerontology

Awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the gerontology program at Kansas State University. Preference given to graduate students participating in interdisciplinary collaboration to innovatively improve the lives, environment and well-being of individuals with disabilities

2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients
  • Brenda Gregg, pursuing a master's degree in gerontology

Lucille E. Reitz Scholarship in Gerontology

Awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Human Ecology with an emphasis on gerontology or aging at Kansas State University.

2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients
  • Konner Brening, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology
  • Kelli Veach, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology

The Maggie Higdon Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the College of Human Ecology with an emphasis in gerontology at Kansas State University.

2016-2017  Scholarship Recipient
  • None this year

R.C. and Eva Finley Center on Aging Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate junior or senior properly enrolled in the secondary major in gerontology or the long-term care curriculum through the Center on Aging; OR a graduate student accepted to the master's degree program in gerontology. Preference is given to students planning to devote their careers to working in the field of gerontology.

2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients
  • Madison Epp, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology
  • Benton Hrabe, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology
  • Addison McGill, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology
  • Jenna Snell, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology
  • Kelli Stallbaumer, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology
  • Kinari Bhakta, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology, emphasis in long term care
  • Kayla Cooney, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology, emphasis in long term care
  • Allison King, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology, emphasis in long term care
  • Erin Hildreth, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology, emphasis in long term care
  • Kodi Koup, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology, emphasis in long term care
  • Brady Nordhus, pursuing a secondary major in gerontology, emphasis in long term care

Edith L. Stunkel Endowed Assistantship

Undergraduate student enrolled in the secondary major in gerontology or a graduate student enrolled in the master's degree in gerontology, selected on the basis of merit.

Global Campus Scholarship Opportunities (formerly Division of Continuing Education)

Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Student Financial Assistance - Scholarship and Financial Aid Process