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Edward Henderson Student Award

The Edward Henderson Student Award is a Stipend sponsored by American Geriatrics Society.

Award Information:

Amount of Stipend: Average: $500
Application Deadline: 10-Dec
Requirements: Applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in geriatrics, demonstrate a commitment to the field of geriatrics, be nominated by one faculty member with at least two supporting nomination letters from other faculty members, and must submit a curriculum vitae, personal statement describing interest in geriatrics and supporting materials, such as copies of research papers, abstracts, or reports, and a syllabus of the applicant's current program.
Eligibility: Other

Sponsorship provided by:

American Geriatrics Society
Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801
New York, NY 10018
Phone Number: 212 308 1414
Fax Number: 212 832 8646

You can find out more by contacting:

Dennise McAlpin

A good place to start is to check out the background of the stipend. Your best chance of obtaining money will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the particular aims of the American Geriatrics Society and what they hope to achieve with the Edward Henderson Student Award. Once that is done, verify that you have any likelihood of actually getting the stipend. If you think that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the Edward Henderson Student Award, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

An important aspect in the process of trying for the stipend is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and boring, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application correctly and in its entirety. Use caution to insure that you will not be denied because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Edward Henderson Student Award makes payment of the money in order to stay informed about if you will be able to count on the stipend to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and how it will help you out, stipulations may exist in what can be paid with the Edward Henderson Student Award. Increasingly, it is tough to find ways to manage the increasing costs of education, and making use of the Edward Henderson Student Award as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Edward Henderson Student Award, don't give up, there are other stipends and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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