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Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award

Offered by Senior Planning

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 10, 2023
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Application deadline:


Scholarship Overview

Are you a high school senior or college student passionate about a career in senior care? If so, consider applying for the Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award! The scholarship is open to prospective and current undergraduate students working towards a career in medical social work for the senior population. An Arizona-based organization called Senior Planning offers this scholarship opportunity. Senior Planning helps find reliable, trustworthy caregivers at no charge for seniors in need in the Phoenix area. They established this scholarship to support the next generation of social workers in carrying out their mission of helping America’s seniors. Between one and five recipients are chosen to receive around $900, twice a year. Fall semester applications are due July 31st and Spring semester applications are due December 15th, respectively. If you are passionate about senior care and looking for some help to fund your education, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to students with less than 90 credit hours towards their degree in social work. Applicants must intend to work assisting the elderly upon graduation. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Academic Interest

Social Services, Healthcare, Public Health


Applicants with an interest in Senior Care are also eligible

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, mail your online application and the below application materials to: Senior Planning Scholarship, Attn: Jacob Edward, PO Box 7597, Phoenix, AZ 85011.


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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award winner will be announced: biannual.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Senior Planning at

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award is renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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