Thursday, August 15, 2013

Law & Aging Research Grant Applications Due October 15

The Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging hosts an academic research grant program to further scholarship about new or improved public policies, laws or programs that will enhance the quality of life for the elderly. The Center offers up to 4 grants annually of $20,000 each.  The on-line application process is due no later than October 15, 2013, with awards to be announced in mid-December and funding available in calendar year 2014.

Recent award recipients include researchers at the University of Massachusetts' Center for Health Law and Economics, the National Consumer Law Center, and Scripps Center in California, with topics as diverse as evaluation of financing options for long-term care, remodeling senior centers for diverse populations,  analysis of debt burdens of older adults, and development of a laboratory model for use in analysis of elder financial exploitation. 

For more on the grant application process and the objectives of the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, see here

- Katherine C. Pearson, Penn State Law

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