MSW Fellowship in Aging
As part of its continued commitment to fostering excellence in social work and aging, the Rutgers School of Social Work offers fellowships in social work and aging. MSW students who are selected as fellows demonstrate exceptional commitment to work with older adults and their families. They also demonstrate a high level of potential for enacting leadership in gerontology at any level of social work practice.The MSW Fellowship in Aging is part of Rutgers' continued participation in the national Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education.
To Learn More about the Fellowship
- Visit the "frequently asked questions" page about the program by clicking here.
- View a brief informational video about the program by clicking here.
- Learn about prior fellows' leadership projects by clicking links within the box located in the top right-hand corner of this webpage.
Benefits of the Fellowship
- A scholarship of $1,500.
- An enhanced field placement in aging that includes a student-directed, field-based project to promote leadership development for the field of aging.
- Additional advising from faculty and peers.
- Honors at MSW graduation.
- A mark of distinction on your resume.
How to Apply
Applications for the 2014-2015 MSW Fellowship in Aging are now available. For continuing students in the MSW program, applications are due by Friday, February 14. For recently admitted Advanced Standing students, applications are due by Friday, March 28. For more information about how to apply, click here.
Current MSW Fellows in Aging
Congratulations to the
School's 2013-2014 Fellows in Aging: Megan Brozena (New Jersey Housing
and Mortgage Fellow in Aging), Katelyn Ciarelli (Frances E. Parker MSW
Fellow in Aging) Amanda Lazzarotti, Stephanie Olsen, and Julia Sameth. To learn more about the Fellows and their current
placements, click here.