Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Awards - Outstanding Student Poster Award

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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 abstract and required to attend the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting (including the SRPP Business Luncheon Meeting). The finalists must make an oral presentation about their posters to the Committee judges during poster face-to-face time, and also present their poster to the wider audience of meeting attendees. 

Submission Period 

All 2020 accepted SRPP student poster abstracts will be automatically considered.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be registered student members of the Social Research, Policy, and Practice (SRPP) section.
  • The poster 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 must be of publishable quality.
  • The poster must include sound methodology appropriate to the issues under investigation.
  • The poster must discuss practice and policy implications.
  • The poster must identify the institution with which the student is affiliated.
  • The poster 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 an accepted poster abstract will receive an e-mail notifying them in September if they have been selected as a poster finalist.

Nature of Award
The recipient (author of winning poster) receives $500, a framed certificate, and is recognized at the Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Business Luncheon Meeting and Award Presentation at the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Past Awardees
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