Student Poster Award
- Any SGS Student Member who is submitting scholarly work for presentation at the SGS Annual Meeting.
- All authors must be students currently enrolled in an academic program with an emphasis in gerontology.
- Research ideas must be substantially those of the students.
- Awards are made available to all disciplines within the student membership of SGS.
- All authors must indicate academic level.
This award will provide preference to graduate or undergraduate students whose posters demonstrate excellence in Appeal, Content, and poster session Presentation.
- Exceptional overall organization, easy to follow structure, correct grammar and spelling, and references are listed or available.
- Images, charts, graphs, and other visuals are useful in describing the research.
- Title is large enough to read from 4-6 feet away, other text is large enough to read from a comfortable distance.
- Research purpose is sufficiently stated and explained.
- Research process and methods are clearly described.
- Analysis is accurately and completely explained.
- Findings/Results and implications of the research are stated.
- Professional attire and manner.
- Well-prepared and easily conveys ideas; adequately answers questions.
- Eye contact, posture, and tone of voice.
Nomination Deadline: March 10, 2017
- 2017 – Undergraduate Student Poster Awards
Haley Williford and Luar Mercado Lopez, Barton College: “The Bridge: A guide with first step resources for patients, families and caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease.”Wei Chang, The College of William and Mary, Elizabeth Yost, PhD, Washington College: “Cross National Study on Building Aging Communities in Japan and the U.S.”
2017 – Graduate Student Poster Awards
Mihee Chung and Ishan Canty Williams, University of Virginia, College of Nursing: “Stigma among Korean-American Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia: Impact and Coping Strategies”
Weizhou Tang, Kate Olscamp, Seul Ki Choi and Daniela B. Friedman, University of South Carolina: “Alzheimer’s Disease Messages on YouTube”
- 2016 – Jennifer Bellingtier, Lauren Catlett, & Cynthia Southard
- 2015 – Sherry Lind & Hannah Elliott
- 2014 – 1st Place – Amy Correll- Western Kentucky University
2014 – 2nd Place – Lacy Will, Virginia Commonwealth University
- 2013 – 1st Place – Alix Unwin
2013 – 2nd Place – Wendy Myers
2013 – 3rd Place – Ivette Valenzuela
- 2011 – Jessica Hellerstein
- 2010 – Andrea M. Shamaskin