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.

Applications for this award are currently open.
Deadline: February 10, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST.


The GRITS Hall of Fame

Please Note: Ronald Aday won in 2022 but will be recognized at the 2023 Annual Meeting & Conference.

2022

Ronald Aday

Ronald
Aday


2021

Dr. Christine Jensen

Christine
Jensen


2020

Jodi Teitelman

Jodi
Teitelman


2020

Malcolm Cutchin

Malcolm
Cutchin


2020

Carter Osterbind

Carter
Osterbind


2013

Dr. Lorin A. Baumhover

Dr. Lorin A.
Baumhover