Association for
Professionals in Aging


The Association for Professionals in Aging awards scholarships to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in a helping profession with an emphasis on working with older adults. Students can self-nominate and those selected are honored at the APA Awards/Holiday Luncheon in December. 

2020 APA Scholarship Winners

Leah Janssen Samuel Van Vleet

The APA Scholarship Program

Here are the 2021 APA Scholarship requirements:

The Association for Professionals in Aging Scholarship Program is excited to offer our annual scholarship program! The APA provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in fields of study leading to a career in aging. Students may self-nominate and are eligible to win one of three $1,000 scholarships, to be awarded on December 9th, 2021, at the APA annual Holiday Awards Luncheon, which will be held at Traditions at Camargo in Madeira. Below you'll discover how we choose these outstanding students. 


The APA Scholarship is awarded based on student interest and pursuit towards a career in aging. Character, personal merit, and academic achievement are also considered as demonstrated through leadership in school, civic, and extracurricular activities, and motivation to serve and succeed. 


Students should download the application and reference form.  

Students should submit an electronic copy (saved as a single PDF) of the scholarship application materials to the address provided on the application. Please review the application guidelines carefully in order to submit all required documentation (copy of academic record, application form, written essay, two reference letters). All materials must be emailed in a single PDF to with the subject line: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on Friday, October 22, 2021. 

A subcommittee of the APA will review applications. 

Scholarship recipients will be notified by November 24, 2021. 

Scholarship recipients are notified via mail and are invited and expected to attend the December 9th APA Holiday Awards Luncheon where the formal award is given. 

If you have questions, please email   

Scholarship Reference Form

Scholarship Application

© 2021 Tristate APA
Association for Professionals in Aging, 7672 Montgomery Road, Suite 181, Cincinnati, OH 45236

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software