Elderhostel is accepting applications for the Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant. This grant is open to U.S. and international students whose doctoral research focuses on lifelong and/or later-life learning. Elderhostel is the new program name of Elderhostel, Inc., the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning.
Please note that the application deadline has been extended one month later to Monday, May 2, 2011 due to an erroneous email sent with this later deadline date. The website will be updated with this date soon.
Please pass on the information below to anyone who would be interested in applying for this $5,000 grant, or anyone who may know someone interested in applying. We envision that graduate students researching later-life learning and older adults will want to know about this grant. Other faculty, department chairs and deans may also want to know about the grant.
Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant
For further information, including requirements and the online application, please visit:www.roadscholar.org/grants.
Elderhostel invites applications from doctoral candidates researching lifelong or later-life learning for the Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant. This $5,000 grant is awarded annually to a student in various disciplines including, but not limited to, psychology, education, gerontology, cognitive studies, neuroscience, leisure studies, aging and social work. Because the selection committee requires an abstract and description of your current research, you must already be engaged in your dissertation research. International graduate students welcome to apply.
The application deadline is Monday, May 2, 2011. Please be sure to have all application material submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Time, including your CV/resume, 2-3 page abstract and at least one of your recommendations.
The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant recipient will be determined by a selection committee consisting of professors, practitioners and other leaders in the field of lifelong learning. The recipient will be announced in July 2011.
Elderhostel, founded in 1975, is a not-for-profit organization providing educational opportunities through travel for older adults across the United States and in 90 countries around the world. The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant was created to support future leaders in the field of lifelong learning. Road Scholar is the program name of Elderhostel, Inc. To find our more about Elderhostel and its Road Scholar programs as it may be helpful to your grant application, please see www.roadscholar.org.
Should you have any questions about the Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Grant, please firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 457-5529.