LeadingAge Student Membership

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Join LeadingAge as a student member and benefit from our education programs, scholarships, career development and networking opportunities.  The LeadingAge student membership will provide you with the resources you need to expand your expertise and begin a career in aging services


Join Today 

Your first step is to complete the student membership application.  We'll be in touch within 5 business days with steps on how to create your own LeadingAge member account.


Who Qualifies for Student Membership?

  • Qualifications for student membership:
    • At least 18 years of age
    • Enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university
    • Not employed full-time with an aging services organization
    • Proof of Status* may be requested


What is the cost?

  • LeadingAge Student Membership is complimentary in 2020.


What are the Student Membership Benefits?

Career Development and Support

  • Competitive student scholarships to attend association events (full-time students only)
  • Dedicated student portal and updates with career tips and resources (coming soon)
  • LeadingAge Career Center
  • Career Development Resource Center with videos, tools, and resources on resumes, interviews, and career paths


  • Student specific programming and mentoring at the Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit
  • Reduced, at-cost or complimentary registration for education events
  • Networking opportunities within LeadingAge (committees, mentorships, meetings and events)
  • Membership and networking amongst Student and NextGen virtual groups within LeadingAge Membership Network

Aging Services Resources

  • Access to technical resources on leadingage.org including:
    • LeadingAge Learning Hub
    • Subscriptions to various Association communications (listservs, newsletters, publications) 
    • Conversations with our technical issue expert staff

*We may request additional documentation to confirm that you meet the Student requirements.  You may provide one of the following types of documentation as proof of status:

  • Student Identification Card
  • Official or unofficial transcript
  • Letter from advisor
  • Letter from registrar