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Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee Student Poster Award

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.

Open Submission Period
July 15, 2018 to September 4, 2018 

Requirements
The applicant must be:

  • A student member of ESPO without a doctoral degree at the time of abstract submission.
  • A member of an underrepresented race group (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Pacific Islander, Asian).
  • The first author of the submitted work.

The applicant must:

  • Submit and have his/her abstract accepted for the Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Present at the Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Submit a PowerPoint or PDF version of their poster (2 copies - one blinded).
  • Include a statement from a mentor or advisor verifying that  the work is primarily the student's.

Review Criteria:

  • Overall contribution to aging research
  • Originality
  • Theoretical framework and rationale
  • Methods
  • Discussion
  • Clarity

Nature of Award
The recipients each a receive a certificate, and will be recognized at the Minority Issues in Gerontology Award Presentation and Reception at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA.

Self Nomination Process
In order to submit for the award, submit two copies of your paper (one blinded, one not), abstract control ID number, and required co-author(s) statement via nomination link.

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