Stay tuned for the 2015 Healthy Aging Scholarship process to be on line!

Until we have those links posted, please find the applications for Healthy Aging Scholarships linked below for your information.

The online application will include the same questions as what you will find on these Word Documents.



Doctoral (PhD & DNP)


Nursing Faculty with Aging-Related Research Interests page is linked here...

The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging offers students in the UW School of Nursing opportunities to learn about successful aging and ways professionals can promote optimal experiences for older adults. To date, 122 undergraduate and graduate scholarships have been awarded.

Use the drop down menu above to select from lists of scholars by the year of their award. Included are their brief PowerPoint presentations. 


Healthy Aging Undergraduate Nursing Scholarships

Undergraduate scholarships encourage junior and senior baccalaureate nursing students to carry out a research project in the field of aging. Under the mentorship of a nursing faculty member, students are encouraged to examine questions of direct relevance to pre-existing studies or develop their own research projects.

The award amount is $2,000.


Healthy Aging Graduate Nursing Scholarships

Graduate scholarships encourage master's and doctoral nursing students to pursue research projects in the field of aging and gerontological nursing.

Funds are unrestricted and may be used at the discretion of the student to facilitate completion of the research.

Award amounts vary from $5,000 to $7,500.


Travel Scholarships

The de Tornyay Center is proud to support students presenting their gerontology research at regional, national and international conferences.


Travel scholarship applications are due at least six weeks before scheduled conference/travel.


Applications and can be found here..

Contact de Tornyay manager Heather Wicklein Sanchez for more information at