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The American Society on Aging and CVS Health are pleased to announce a partnership to offer a limited number of tuition scholarships for ASA's 2020 Leadership Institute, an inclusive, preeminent professional development opportunity for emerging leaders in the field of aging.

This unique leadership development opportunity is open to all professionals in the field of aging who have at least three years’ experience and a strong interest in building personal leadership skills and capabilities. 

The 2020 ASA Leadership Institute will primarily take place in Atlanta, GA March 24-27, 2020 concurrent with the Aging in America Conference. The scholarship covers Leadership Institute tuition only, applicants must be able to pay their own travel, lodging and meals. 

To apply: Complete this application and also provide a letter of support from your supervisor or organizational leadership. Please email support letter to carturo@asaging.org with subject line: 2020 Leadership Institute Scholarship Support Letter.

Please note: If you have already registered for the 2020 Leadership Institute, ASA cannot issue a refund on tuition.

Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019 (or sooner if scholarships are allocated, so applicants are encouraged to apply promptly). Questions? Contact carturo@asaging.org

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* 1. Please include your contact information.

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* 2. Are you currently an ASA member?

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* 3. What is your employment status? Please add an "x" next to any responses that fit and provide details when requested.

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* 4. How long have you worked in the field of aging?

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* 5. Is your employer a community service organization serving older adults in some capacity?

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* 6. Please briefly describe your role as a professional in aging.

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* 7. How will your employer contribute to your Leadership Institute participation? My employer will pay for (check as many as apply):

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* 8. Briefly describe how receiving this tuition scholarship would help you to enhance the lives of older adults as a leader in the field of aging? (limit: 2000 characters including spaces)

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* 9. Please explain why YOU should be chosen to receive a tuition scholarship. Include financial, professional, and/or personal rationale. (limit: 2000 characters including spaces)

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* 10. If chosen to receive a tuition scholarship, I agree to pay all other expenses myself (e.g., travel, lodging, and meals). I agree to stand and be recognized with others who receive scholarships at a General Session at the Conference. In addition to agreeing that I will personally use the non-transferable scholarship, I also agree that if I cannot use the tuition scholarship, I will contact ASA immediately.

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* 11. I agree to provide a headshot and brief bio that can be used by ASA and CVS Health to promote the Award and the Institute. Bios will also be shared with the 2020 Leadership Institute cohort for networking purposes.

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* 12. I agree to write a thank you letter to CVS Health, coordinated by ASA staff, indicating what I learned during the program that will improve my effectiveness in working with colleagues and older adults.

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* 13. I understand that in order to be considered for a tuition scholarship, I need to provide a letter of support from my supervisor or organizational leadership. (Please email support letter to carturo@asaging.org with subject line: 2020 Leadership Institute Scholarship Support Letter.)

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* 14. Important Notice: Employees and officials with a federal, state or local government office may be prohibited from accepting scholarships. Government employees and officials should consult with their designated government ethics office to determine whether such a prohibition or other form of restriction exists. Any scholarship received in error should be returned promptly to the event organizer, ASA. By agreeing you confirm you have verified with your employer that acceptance of this scholarship does not violate any applicable ethics policies.

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