SGS Awards

GRITS - Gerontologists Rooted In The South


Seeks to recognize individuals who have made important contributions to the Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) and to the field of gerontology through research, teaching, administration, advocacy, or applied practice.

Seeks to maintain and stimulate interest in the history of SGS, perpetuate the legacy of past and present members, their achievements in the field of gerontology and their contributions to enhancing the lives of elders in the SGS region.

Seeks to honor past and present members who serve as role models for future generations interested in the advancement of knowledge and practice in the field of aging.

Nominations for this award are not available for 2018. Nominations will re-open in 2019.

The GRITS Hall of Fame