graduation-cap The Houston Gerontological Society’s

Scholarship Program

           In memory of Ruth DeHart           

Dr. Ruth DeHart was a charter member of the Houston Gerontological Society (HGS).  Her focus throughout her long association with HGS was to passionately promote the education and professional growth of the many disciplines that encompass the field of gerontology. She was a prolific writer who contributed to many HGS newsletters by producing many educational articles that spanned the diverse interests of the HGS membership and the community at large.

Purpose

For an employee who wishes to obtain a license or certification in an area of gerontology.

This award honors the work of Dr. Ruth DeHart who tirelessly promoted the interdisciplinary field of gerontology in Houston through her efforts to join the related disciplines of medicine, nursing, and social work, including administrators, educators, therapists, and students for the betterment of the aging people of Houston and those who serve them.


Application Checklist

HGS_ScholarshipApp (PDF application to snail mail)
(Click here to fill out the application online)
HGS_LtrRec
Complete your application before May 30th!


Apply Today!!  Are you the 2017 scholarship recipient?!~

Certificate Scholarship deadline has been changed to 30 June 2017 !

A new scholarship committee has been selected to expand this scholarship program to offer timely and appropriate scholarships under the guidance of HGS board member and Scholarship Chair, Dr. Scott Creighton and his committee.

Send your completed PDF application to:
HGS Scholarship Chair, Dr. Creighton, 21 Briar Hollow Lane, Suite 508, Houston 77027

This generous HGS scholarship will be available for the Fall Semester of 2017.

This is an exciting opportunity that provides financial support to a deserving student(s)!!!!
For more information, please contact leadership of Scholarship Committee Dr. Scott Creighton.

Mail to:  HGS Scholarship Chair, Dr. Creighton, 21 Briar Hollow Lane, Suite 508, Houston 77027

Mission

This scholarship offers financial support to persons committed to embarking upon, or seeking to advance, a career in aging and is directed toward persons with a history of successful employment or volunteer work in some aspect of eldercare. The purpose of this scholarship should be used to support further education that focuses on the many different fields of aging, primarily, but is not limited to supporting a nursing assistant who wishes to become certified or a housekeeper wishing to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Please review the information on this year’s applicant qualifications and requirements for commitment the Houston Gerontological Society’s educational scholarship. This is an exciting opportunity that provides financial support to a deserving student!!!!