Student Program

Student Program

Annual Meeting Student Program

LeadingAge is excited to offer a student program during the Annual Meeting & EXPO 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.

Student Program

The student program begins the morning of Sunday, October 27th.  The program is intended to introduce students to the aging services field and will include the following:

  • Student Orientation
  • Student Welcome and Networking Lunch with Leadership Academy Alumni
  • Leaders-in-Residence Program
  • LeadingAge CareerPath - get career advice, find a mentor, etc.
  • Access to NextGen Networking Events
  • Two keynotes
  • Choice of over 150 ++ Education sessions...and more!

A complimentary LeadingAge Student Membership will also be provided to students attending the Annual Meeting.  

Cost: $99 (does not include travel or accommodations)

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. Note: No CEs for student/faculty category.

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 Student Full Scholarships (Registration and Travel) are available. Please see the scholarship application and acceptance schedule below.

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 (Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights - 4 nights only)
  • Travel (covers roundtrip airfare to/from San Diego, does not include ground transportation)
  • Free EXPO lunch included Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (other meals not included)

Apply here for the Student Scholarship Application

Deadline to apply –Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Notification of acceptance  – by mid-September 2019

To learn more about the student program and registering for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO, please contact LeadingAge Conference Services at 1-866-898-2624 option 1 or

Help Us Engage in the Next Generation of Leaders

To become a donor please visit our LeadingAge Student Program donor page

Questions? Please call Christy Kramer at 202-508-9456.

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