AGEC Student Scholar 2019-2020 – Accepting applications!  Deadline to apply is September 24, 2019 by 3:00 P.M. 

The purpose of the Geriatric Student Scholars program (sponsored by AGEC) is to increase health professions students’ interest and exposure to older adults, improve knowledge of older adults and the specialized care they need and to promote interprofessional collaboration among health professions students. The chosen students will receive $1000 stipend at the end of the spring semester 2020.

Downloadable application and detailed information provided below:

AGEC Geriatric Student Scholar application form

Read news story about last year’s scholars and a blog from one of our students below:

Four Students Chosen for the Geriatric Student Scholars Program

AGEC Geriatric Student Scholar – Samantha’s Blog

UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative (AGEC) is a $3.74 million grant of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Department of Geriatrics. The collaborative is funded by a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant for a Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). The primary investigator for the grant is Dr. Robin McAtee.