2016 Scholarship Winners
ROBERT P. WRAY UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
College/University: Georgia State University
Leila Collins is working towards her Bachelor of Business Administration in Managerial Sciences from Georgia State University. Her professional goals include managing a large scale Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that builds on the beauty of enhancing the lives of older adults as they age and helps them maintain a sense of connectivity and self-worth.
VIRGINIA M. SMYTH SCHOLARSHIP
College/University: Georgia Institute of Technology
Sean McGlynn is working towards his PhD in Engineering Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on what people can do throughout life to promote a successful aging process and how technology can be best designed to facilitate aging successfully.
The Georgia Gerontology Society provides
scholarship opportunities to outstanding graduate and undergraduate students who are committed to pursuing a career in the field of aging.
Two scholarships are awarded each year. The Robert P. Wray Scholarship of $2,000 is awarded to one undergraduate student, and the Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship of $3,000 is awarded to one graduate student to promote students’ interest in age-related issues and to promote professional development in gerontology.
Contribute to the GGS Scholarship Fund
Donations to the Scholarship Program are greatly appreciated. To learn more about the Scholarship Program, contact Amanda James at email@example.com
Past Scholarship Winners (back to 2004)(PDF)