PURPOSE OF THE AWARD
Nominees must have made a national impact on gerontology or geriatrics education, have had significant involvement in gerontology and/or geriatrics education, and have advanced the goals and mission of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. At the time of the nomination, the nominee must be affiliated with an AGHE member institution.
Nominees will be reviewed and an awardee will be recommended by the AGHE Awards Committee with final approval given by the Association's Executive Committee.
The awardee becomes an honorary Fellow of the Association and delivers a major address at the Annual Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.
To be considered for the award, the nominator must submit, via email, a nominations packet that includes a primary letter of nomination, a maximum of four supporting letters of nomination, and a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. If at all possible, the nomination packet should be in the form of one, pdf-ed file that includes all of the required material. Nomination packets should be sent to Awards Committee Chair at committee Chair’s email address and to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is June 3, 2013. For questions about this award, please contact the Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Kate De Medeiros, at (202) 289-9806 or via email: email@example.com).
The nominator may want to consider whether to keep the nomination confidential from the nominee.