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The Dallas Area Gerontological Society was founded with the expressed intent to educate the community at large about Gerontology, advocate for aging adults, and promote improved services for older adults.

DAGS will again be offering scholarships for full-time or part-time students enrolled in aging-related programs for the 2023 - 2024 academic year.

The DAGS Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those preparing for a career in Gerontology, or those currently working in an aging-related field, who wish to increase their skills through a degree or certificate program.


For more information, contact Catrina Nieser, Scholarship Chair at

Applications will open May 1st, and close July 1st.

Who is Eligible:

  • Residents of the Greater Dallas Area
  • Those working in or seeking careers in aging-related fields including Social Work, Nursing, Counseling, Research, Medicine, or Administration for the Geriatric Population
  • Applicant must be enrolled in or accepted by a college or program before funds can be released


Applying is Easy:

  1. Complete the online application (Google Form).
  2. Provide 2 letters of recommendation (1 academic, 1 personal)
  3. Provide any supporting documents requested by the DAGS Scholarship Committee
  4. Meet with the Scholarship Committee (in-person or online)