Edward Henderson Student Award

The Edward Henderson Student Award is presented to a student interested in pursuing a career in geriatrics and with demonstrated excellence in contributing to the field.

Eligibility

To be eligible for nomination, a student must have demonstrated a commitment to the field of geriatrics through leadership in areas pertinent to geriatrics, the initiation of new information or programs in geriatrics, or scholarship in geriatrics through original research or reviews.

Nomination Process

The student must be nominated by one faculty member with at least two supporting letters of nomination from other faculty. The application packet must be compiled by the nominator and must include

  1. The nominating letter;
  2. Two accompanying letters of recommendation;
  3. The student's curriculum vitae;
  4. A statement (approximately 150 words in length) from the student nominee describing his/her work and interest in geriatrics; and
  5. Supporting materials, such as copies of research papers, abstracts, or reports mentioned in support of the nominee. A syllabus of the program the student has participated in or will participate in may also be included. Only documented work will be reviewed or considered by the selection committee. 

Award

Certificate presented at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.

Award Submission

The award submission deadline has passed. Award nominations for next year will open following the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.