Scholarships and Awards

The Leonard and Frances A. Gernant Gerontology Scholarship


Nancy Cretsinger |  | (269) 387-3680

Eligibility criteria

  • For undergraduate students focusing on gerontology and older adults.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at Western Michigan University (a minimum of 12 semester hours).
  • Preference shall be given to students demonstrating high overall academic achievement at WMU and dedication to a career in health and human service areas with an emphasis on serving the aging.
  • Financial need shall be a secondary consideration when there are more academically qualified applicants than awards available.

Award amount

  • Minimum of $500.


  • Renewable for two years only.

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