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2020 ASA Scholarships Available - Deadline March 27, 2020

6 Feb 2020 1:39 PM | Lucille Cimino (Administrator)

2020 Scholarship Guidelines

Any individual who is a high school senior in Lake County, Ohio, who has applied to, or currently attends, an accredited vocational, four-year or two-year degree-granting institute of post-secondary education, is eligible to apply for The Association of Specialists in Aging (ASA) Scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic excellence as well as a student’s desire to pursue an education that pertains to health and wellness with an “emphasis towards geriatrics”.  The ASA Scholarship Committee will grant the award(s) based on the following criteria to Lake County residents.

Qualifications and Guidelines:

1.  The applicant has attained a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

2.  The student must be enrolled in a healthcare, social service, or community service program with the intent to work with seniors, and/or currently be employed in a senior service-related business and continuing their education to advance their knowledge in working with seniors.

3.  The applicant must be a student in Lake County, Ohio.

 

Application Procedure:

1.  Each applicant must complete the ASA Scholarship Application and return it to The Association of Specialists in Aging by the specified deadline
(see below).  Scholarship Application 2020.pdf

2.  Submit a  250-word typewritten personal statement addressing the following areas:

•  Your career aspirations or goals;

•  How your future career aspirations or goals contribute to the betterment of the aging community or society;

•  Your need for a monetary scholarship

3.  Applications will be made available on this site or at the Guidance Office of the following schools:

Andrews-Osborne Academy, Auburn Career Center, Eastlake North High School, Fairport Harding High School, T.W. Harvey High School, Kirtland High School, Lake Catholic High School, Madison High School, Mentor High School, Perry High School, Riverside High School, Willoughby South High School, Wickliffe High School

•  Lake County, Ohio high school seniors may find the scholarship application form on-line at www.asaneo.org.

•  Completed applications & statements must be (postmarked by March 27, 2020) and mailed to:

The Association of Specialists in Aging, PO Box 146 Painesville, OH 44077

Amount of Scholarship(s)

Typically the Association of Specialists in Aging has awarded one or more Scholarships of at least one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).

The amount and number of scholarship(s) awarded in any given year will be determined by the Trustees of the Board of The Association of Specialists in Aging.

Scholarship Application 2020.pdf

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