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Doctoral Student Skye Leedahl receives Fellows Award

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Skye Leedahl, a GRA in the Office of Aging and Long Term Care & GTA, is one of two doctoral students selected nationwide to receive the Hartford Dissertation Fellows Award. The award includes grants of $25,000 a year for two years to students doing dissertations in gerontological or geriatric social work field, supplemental academic career guidance and mentoring, professional development through institutes held at annual conferences, and cohort building and peer networking among Hartford Doctoral Fellows, Hartford Faculty Scholars, leading gerontologists, and social work educators.

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