William Colson Scholarship Fund

The William Colson Scholarship Fund was established as a quasi-endowment with a donation given by the National Investment Center.

The Erickson School of Aging Studies prepares the next generation of professionals in the fast-growing field of aging. Graduates move into a variety of high-growth professions in the business of aging, such as:
● Senior Living
● Healthcare
● Financial Services
● Technology Development
● Advocacy
● Policy

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring or minoring in Erickson School academic programs, as well as graduate students participating in the School’s M.A. of Management of Aging Services program.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe the ways your beliefs and experiences align with the mission of the Erickson School of Aging Studies to prepare a community of talented and skilled leaders to improve the lives of older adults. In your essay (500-word max), describe your career goals and what specific ways you will contribute to the community in the future; Include, if applicable, your interest in the advancement of age inclusivity, especially with underrepresented peoples; Share your management and leadership experience working collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.
  2. Please submit an updated resume.