Gerontology Program Awards Five Student Scholarships during Fall 2020

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The PACE Gerontology Program announced its five student scholarship awardees:

Anabel Pelham Gerontology ScholarshipGabriela Reyes Demirkol (Gerontology)

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 Landon James Vandergriend (Gerontology)

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 Gabriela Reyes Demirkol (Gerontology)

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 ScholarshipRuiqing (Yvonne) Tan (Social Work)

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) or another community.

Patrick Nobis RCFE Endowed Scholarship Tien Nguyen (Nursing)

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.

Congratulations to all of our impressive student scholarship award recipients!