Student Scholarship Awards

The Sanford Center for Aging offers scholarship awards and stipends to University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate, graduate, medical and professional students to encourage them to consider careers in geriatric and gerontology specialties. Scholarships are for one year. Award amounts vary.

Application Information

Applications Due: Friday, February 7, 2014 at 5p.m.

Undergraduate Scholarship Application Form 2014

Graduate Scholarship Application Form 2014

After receiving their award, scholarship recipients are required to: Attend the Sanford Center for Aging Celebration of Scholars in Aging recognition ceremony, held in the spring; Visit the Sanford Center for Aging at least once to meet the director, faculty and graduate students and learn about the center's mission and activities. Submit a letter of appreciation to the Foundation Scholarship Committee.

Selection Committee

The Sanford Center for Aging Scholarship Review Committee is responsible for producing and forwarding a ranked list of nominees to the Director of the Sanford Center for Aging.

2013 Award Winners
Scholars in Aging 2011



Gabrielle Buma (CHS, Gerontology Minor)
Kristin L. Dockery (Pre-nursing)
Dawn M. Harris (Pre-nursing)


Kristen Lott (Nursing)
Cyndy Soto (Psychology PhD)
Katherine Wainwright (Psychology PhD)



Five Star Residents' Scholarship Endowment

Hannah V. Van Hoy (Sociology, Gerontology Minor)