LeadingAge Annual Meeting Student Program


LeadingAge Annual Meeting Student Program

LeadingAge is excited to offer a student program during the Annual Meeting & EXPO for students enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students must be at least 18 years old.

Student Program

The program is intended to introduce students to the aging services field and will include the following:

  • Student orientation program
  • Opportunity to be mentored by aging services providers
  • Two keynotes
  • LeadingAge Career Path - get career advice, find a mentor, etc. 
  • Education sessions...and more!

This is a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of working in not-for-profit aging services and the wide variety of opportunities available to people in the field.

Cost: $99 (does not include travel or accommodations)
Please Note: Full-time university-affiliated faculty who bring students to attend the meeting are eligible to register and attend at the student rate. Student(s) should register to attend before/at the same time faculty register. Faculty will be asked to upload their faculty ID card upon registering; simply use the 'Student' Registration button to register, select the 'Student/Faculty' checkbox on the first screen and complete the rest of the registration. Please allow a few days for verification and approval.

Scholarship Information

LeadingAge invites full-time students to submit scholarship applications for a chance to attend the meeting. Applicants can apply for either a Student Conference Registration Scholarship or a Student Full Scholarship.
Please note,  a limited number of Student Full Scholarships (Registration and Travel) are available. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance on Sept. 18 (and must apply by the Sept. 7 deadline). See schedule below.

Student Conference Registration Scholarship includes:

  • Individual Student registration for the four-day conference (Sunday-Wednesday)

Student Full Scholarship (Registration and Travel) includes:

  • Individual Student registration for the four-day conference (Sunday-Wednesday)
  • Hotel accommodations (Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights)
  • Travel stipend (covers roundtrip airfare or train fare to/from Philadelphia)
  • Meal and travel allowance ($200 allowance, plus free EXPO lunch included Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

Apply here for the Student Scholarship Application.

Deadline to apply – Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Notification of acceptance  – Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
Applicant Acceptance of Scholarship – no later than Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
Applicant Travel Arrangements through our travel agency (if applicable) –  no later than Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

To learn more about registering and the student program at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO, please contact LeadingAge Conference Services at 1-866-898-2624 option 1 or

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