Helen Bader Age & Community Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to increase the number of people with the knowledge and skills to work with and on behalf of older people. The scholarship provides financial support for undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a certificate or minor focused on gerontology. Scholarships may be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board. Scholarships are for one year and students may reapply for additional years of funding. Award amounts vary.

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Degree Criteria
Graduate Degree Criteria
  • Admission to a graduate degree program
  • Pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology
  • 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA for those without graduate credits or 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA for those with graduate credits
Graduate Non-Degree Criteria

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The deadline for the Helen Bader Age & Community Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year is May 27, 2022.

Questions? Contact Jen Kahn-Pettigrew at kahnpet2@uwm.edu or 414-229-6888.

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