Rosetta Richardson's Trailblazer Elderly Care Scholarship

$1,139
1 winner$1,139
Open
Application Deadline
Oct 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Nov 1, 2024
Education Level
Graduate, Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate
Career Path:
Healthcare, medicine, medical research, psychology, neuroscience, and related fields
Education Level:
Career Path:
Undergraduate or graduate
Healthcare, medicine, medical research, psychology, neuroscience, and related fields

The Rosetta Richardson’s Trailblazer Elderly Care Scholarship is designed to enhance the quality of life for elderly individuals confronting breast cancer, dementia, and/or stroke by supporting students committed to addressing these health challenges. Inspired by the resilient journey of Rosetta Richardson, who triumphed over breast cancer and navigated the intricacies of dementia, culminating in her peaceful departure at the age of 99, weeks following a massive stroke.

This scholarship is available to both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in healthcare, medicine, psychology, medical research, neuroscience, and related fields, with a specific focus on elderly care. Eligible applicants are those with a personal connection to breast cancer, dementia, and/or stroke, either through their own experiences or as a close family member or caregiver.

Applicants are encouraged to articulate their motivations for choosing a career path aimed at assisting elderly individuals facing these health challenges. By supporting students with a sincere commitment to improving the lives of the elderly, this scholarship aims to contribute to the advancement of compassionate and impactful care within the realm of breast cancer, dementia, and/or stroke.

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Impact, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published May 3, 2024