Welcome to the ASA RISE Fellowship Program Application

Program Dates: January 10 - June 26, 2024

Application Deadline: July 15, 2023

Thank you for your interest in applying to the ASA RISE Fellowship Program. To learn more about ASA RISE, the application process, and how to ask for employer support please check the program web page at this link
NOTE: The application requires you to upload a bio statement, a current resume or CV and a leadership autobiography. Within the application you will be asked to answer three short questions (up to 250 words) covering:
• What does diversity, equity and inclusion mean to you?
• Describe your experience and commitment to social justice and dealing with structural inequities in aging.
• Describe why you believe a program like ASA RISE will advance your career in the field of aging.
Leadership Autobiography Instructions:
ASA RISE acknowledges that leadership is a complex and multi-faceted process and there are many ways to approach, develop, nurture and utilize a leadership praxis. We would like to better understand what leadership means to you and your motivating factors for participating in ASA RISE. Please thoughtfully and concisely construct a leadership autobiography answering the following questions in a separate document (3 pages maximum) to upload as part of the online application.
  1. How do you personally define leadership and how have you demonstrated this in your own life?
  2. What personal or professional experiences or background have prepared you to contribute leadership in the field of aging with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion?
  3. Are there leadership qualities you hope to enhance during the ASA RISE Fellowship? How will you use those enhanced skills in service to an aging society?

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