Who Can Apply:
- Current undergraduate or a graduate student attending a college/university in the U.S.
- Proof of enrollment or acceptance to an accredited institution is required.
Submission: In order to participate students are to write an essay on the following topic:
“The effect of medical and technological progress on the lives of seniors – has it allowed them to live better and more independently?”
An essay should be at least 800 words long and is supposed to contain a comparison example from a student’s own family, or from their caregiving experience. The comparison can be made between the living and caregiving conditions of great-grandparents and grandparents. Answers the following questions are expected: how much more aging is now taken into consideration and paid attention to (than before)? How much advances in medicine and technology affected the change? Have seniors become happier? More independent? Or not?
Deadline: March 30, 2017
Amount: $500, $1,000