LeadingAge Annual Meeting Student Program

Student Program 

LeadingAge is excited to offer a student program this year for students enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students must be at least 18 years-old.

The program is intended to introduce students to the aging services field. The program will include the following:

  • Student orientation program
  • Opportunity to be mentored by aging services providers
  • Student Town Hall Meeting
  • Reception with the LeadingAge Young Professionals Network
  • Two general sessions
  • Education sessions...a more!

This is a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of working in not-for-profit aging services and the wide variety of opportunities available to people in the field.

Dates: Sunday, Oct. 29–Wednesday, Nov. 1  
Cost: $99 (does not include travel or accommodations)
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

Scholarship Information

LeadingAge invites full-time students to submit scholarship applications for a chance to attend the meeting. Applicants can apply for either a Student Conference Registration Scholarship or a Student Full Scholarship.
Please note,  a limited number of scholarships are available. Student Full Scholarships (Registration and Travel) are limited to 10 students and as of Sept. 7, all full scholarships have been filled. Only Student Conference Registration scholarships are still available.

Student Conference Registration Scholarship includes:

  • Individual Student registration for the four day conference (Sunday-Wednesday)

Student Full Scholarship (Registration and Travel) includes:

  • Individual Student registration for the four day conference (Sunday-Wednesday)
  • Hotel accommodations (Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights)
  • Airfare stipend (covers roundtrip airfare to/from New Orleans)
  • Meal and travel allowance ($200 allowance, plus free EXPO lunch included Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

Student Scholarship applications are now closed.

To learn more about the student program at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting, please contact LeadingAge Conference Services  at 1-866-898-2624 option 2 or meetings@leadingage.org .

Please Note: Full-time university affiliated faculty who bring students to attend the meeting are eligible to register and attend at the student rate. Student(s) should register to attend before/at the same time faculty register. Faculty will be asked to upload their faculty ID card upon registering; simply use the 'Student' Registration button to register, select the 'Student/Faculty' checkbox on the first screen and complete the rest of the registration. Please allow a few days for verification and approval.