Professional Development Scholarship Online Application

YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ENTIRE APPLICATION. Application components include:

1. Fully completed LeadingAge PA Professional Development Scholarship Application

2. Proof of acceptance or enrollment in an acceptable program of study

3. Copy of transcripts or most recent grade report, if applicable

4. One recommendation form completed by someone familiar with the applicant's professional work performance such as an organization leader, director, supervisor, or manager. References from friends, family or coworkers will not be accepted. Recommendation forms can be submitted at


Any questions about the scholarship, eligibility requirements, or application components can be directed to Erin McDermott, Director of Member Engagement and Workforce Solutions, at


Student Enrollment Status

Please upload proof of acceptance into program of study.

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Have you previously taken courses towards this certification/program?

If yes, please upload transcripts, a copy of grade reports, or a copy of certificates.

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Have you ever applied to this scholarship program?

Are you currently receiving or do you anticipate receiving any grants or scholarships? Do not include student loans.

If I am awarded a LeadingAge PA Professional Development Scholarship, I pledge to practice my new skills in a LeadingAge PA member organization for at least one year after completing my education, and continue my commitment to remain employed at a minimum of 200 hours per year in a LeadingAge PA member organization while completing my education or certification.


I understand that it is my responsibility to ensure my application is complete prior to the application window closing on March 28, 2023. I understand applications that fail to meet eligibility criteria or are incomplete will not be considered for review.