Gerontology Scholarships

Learn more about Gerontology's scholarships that can help fund your graduate degree:

For further information about the above Gerontology Scholarships and other scholarship opportunities, please visit AcademicWorks and/or consult with the Scholarship Program Director (Professor Darlene Yee-Melichar; dyee@sfsu.edu).

Anabel Pelham Gerontology Scholarship:

Scholarship Intent: To assist promising San Francisco State students majoring in Gerontology. To encourage Gerontology students to remain steadfast in their pursuit of higher education regardless of the challenges they might face. To enrich the reputation, body of knowledge, impact and efficacy of the field of Gerontology through professional pursuits and service to the community.

Long-Term Care Administration Scholarship:  

Scholarship Intent: This scholarship honors an Administrator-In-Training who exemplifies excellence in long-term care administration and a strong commitment to older adults living in Continuing Care Retirement Communities or Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Bay Area.

Michelle Benjamin Scholarship Fund: 

Scholarship Intent: To provide scholarships to students studying for the M.A. in Gerontology with an academic emphasis in Long-Term Care Administration and a strong commitment to working with the elderly with special needs.

Monarch Village/Peninsula del Rey Scholarship: 

Scholarship Intent: The Monarch Village Scholarship honors an internship student who exemplifies excellence in long-term care administration and a strong commitment to older adults living in independent senior communities managed by American Senior Living (ASL).

Patrick Nobis RCFE Endowed Scholarship:  

Scholarship Intent: This scholarship honors an RCFE Administrator-In-Training who exemplifies a strong commitment to older adults living in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly in the SF Bay Area.