There are several awards open to ESPO members (GSA members at the Student and Transitional member levels). Select an award name to view specific details and requirements:
The Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization offers an award for the best interdisciplinary research paper on a topic related to aging by a GSA student member.
The Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization (ESPO) offers five Poster Awards.
The Douglas Holmes Emerging Scholar Paper Award recognizes research with potential to improve quality of life and/or quality of care in long-term care and is intended to encourage and support innovative and promising research across long-term care settings (i.e., nursing home, hospice, assisted living, adult day, or home and community based care).
The Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee offers a Poster Award to recognize GSA ESPO members from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups for original and innovative research.
Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization (ESPO) student members are eligible for a number of available student travel stipends.