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Taub Fellowship in Aging

As part of its continued commitment to fostering excellence in social work and aging, the Rutgers School of Social Work offers MSW students the opportunity to become engaged in a fellowship opportunity focusing on working with aging populations. MSW students who are selected as Taub Fellowing in Aging 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 micro and macro levels of social work practice. 

Benefits of the Fellowship

  • Scholarship funds
  • 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 in the fellowship program.
  • A mark of distinction on your resume.


  • Fellows must be entering their advanced (specialization) year of field education in the fall of 2020. 
  • Accepted into the MSW Aging & Health Certificate program.
  • Students in either the Clinical OR Management and Policy(MAP) specializations are eligible to apply.

This program is supported through a grant from The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation.

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