SGS Awards

GRITS - Gerontologists Rooted In The South

GRITS

The award seeks to maintain and stimulate interest in the history of SGS, and perpetuate the legacy of past and present members, including recognition of their achievements in the field of gerontology, their contributions to enhancing the lives of elders in the SGS region, and their service as role models for future generations interested in the advancement of knowledge and practice in the field of aging.

  • Awardees must demonstrate evidence of significant contributions to the field of aging and the development of gerontology in the South through research, teaching, administration, advocacy, or practice.
  • Awardees must demonstrate evidence of significant contributions to the Southern Gerontological Society.

If the above criteria has been met and you have all necessary information ready you can submit your application for this scholarship award by clicking on the button below and completing the application form.

Nominations for this award will open August 15, 2021, and close February 11, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST.
Awardees notified by February 28, 2022 (for purposes of arranging meeting attendance and guest invites)


The GRITS Hall of Fame