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Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Awards

Outstanding Student Poster Award

The Social Research, Policy, and Practice Outstanding Student Poster Award recognizes a current SRPP student member, graduate or undergraduate, for excellence in research as reflected in an outstanding research poster presentation. The award hopes to encourage outstanding research.

Finalists will be selected from the current year's accepted poster abstracts, and three student finalists will be selected and required to attend the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting (including the SRPP Business Luncheon Meeting). The finalists must make an oral presentation about their posters to the Committee judges prior to the SRPP Section Business Luncheon Meeting, and also present their poster to the wider audience of meeting attendees. 

Final Submission Deadline

All 2018 accepted SRPP student poster abstracts will be automatically considered in 2018.

Requirements

  • Applicants must be registered student members of the Social Research, Policy, and Practice (SRPP) section.
  • The poster/power point must address a significant research, policy or practice topic. It must be research-based, conceptual or analytical, and contribute to the body of knowledge on aging.
  • The poster/power point must be of publishable quality.
  • The poster/power point must include sound methodology appropriate to the issues under investigation.
  • The poster/power point must discuss practice and policy implications.
  • The poster/power point must identify the institution with which the student is affiliated.
  • The poster/power point must include a separate statement to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from a faculty mentor verifying that the work was done while the applicant was a student, and that it represents the student's efforts.

Students with accepted poster abstracts will receive an e-mail blast regarding the various student awards available, and the award links for additional information. If requested, applicants are required to send two copies of a power point of the poster (one blind, one not) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., along with the required faculty mentor statement by the final submission deadline. 

Nature of Award
The recipient (author of winning poster) receives $500, a certificate, and is recognized at the Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Business Luncheon Meeting and Award Presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA.

Past Awardees
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