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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


    U.S. 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.


    Proof of enrollment

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

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

    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.

    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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