The fellowship for 2020-2021 is open! Applications are due by November 15, 2019. The Design for Aging Knowledge Community offers a fellowship grant for graduate students and emerging professionals in an Undergraduate or Graduate study of a student enrolled in an Architecture Program or aging focused program (nursing, gerontology, health administration, product design, industrial design, landscape, etc.).
The fellowship will increase their awareness of the needs and nature of aging in place, attracting talented young architects, designers, professionals and students to the field and advancing the knowledge of planning and design for senior living environments. Awards typically range from $7,500 – $15,000.
Research topics should focus on the relationship between the built environment and resident quality of life and wellness of future models of care. Example topics could include but are not limited to: