Caregiver Scolarship

The Beacon Institute is proud to offer the Caregiver Scholarship Program, with awards made semi-annually each year. Through the generous support of Morgan-Keller Construction, Inc., and other contributions, the scholarship provides cash awards to qualified senior caregivers who are employed in member senior care facilities and wish to continue their education and training. Depending on fund availability, 10-20 awards will be made annually.

Eligibility: Caregivers who are employees in LifeSpan member facilities are eligible to apply for the scholarship program, following the successful completion of temporary or provisional employment. Administrators, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Directors of Nursing and other similarly-titled individuals are encouraged to nominate Geriatric Nurse Assistant staff members for the scholarship program.

Scholarship Amounts: $750 will be awarded to each of the successful applicants, to be used to further their education in any health care field at any accredited community college or university in Maryland or Washington DC. Funds will be paid directly to the college or university of the successful applicant’s choice.

Application Process: All qualified senior caregivers are encouraged to apply. Complete the scholarship application and forward to:

Donna Bonum, Director of HR /Business Affairs, LifeSpan/Beacon, 10280 Old Columbia Rd., #220, Columbia, MD 21046.

Caregiver Schloarship Application