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Application for 2018-2019 Fellowship

Application Materials

The application period for the 2018-2019 fellowship will be October 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017.  The application asks you to provide basic information about your MSW student status and to answer two brief questions regarding your interest in the program. It also requires you to submit a recent version of your resume in MS Word.

Finalists for the fellowship will be invited to participate in an interview with the Selection Committee. Fellows are selected based on their commitment to work with older adults and caregivers, as well as for their potential to serve as leaders in the field of aging and health.

Applications for continuing MSW students are due by Friday, December 15, 2017. Applications for newly admitted Advanced Standing MSW students are due by Sunday, April 1, 2018. Please direct questions about the application process to aging@ssw.rutgers.edu.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Fellows must be entering their advanced year of field education (i.e., Field III) in the summer or fall of 2018.
  • Fellows must be on track for completing the coursework for the MSW Certificate in Aging and Health before graduation.
  • In partnership with the School of Social Work's Field Education Office, Fellows must be placed in an agency that will allow them to complete a leadership project as part of their internship.
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