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James Jackson Outstanding Mentorship Award

Previously the Minority Issues in Gerontology Outstanding Mentorship Award

James S. JacksonThe James Jackson Outstanding Mentorship Award recognizes individuals who have exemplified outstanding commitment and dedication to mentoring minority researchers in the field of aging. This award is in memory of Dr. James Jackson, a pioneering psychologist in the fields of race and culture and the impact of racial disparities on minority health and is managed by the Minority Issues in Gerontology Advisory Panel. 

 

Submission Period
February 1- April 15, 2021- Access the online nomination form here.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominee must be a member of GSA.
  • Recipient will be expected to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting to receive the award.

Nomination Process

Required Nomination Packet Materials: 

  • A single nomination letter signed by at least three (3) supporters.
    • This letter should describe the contributions of the nominee to the individuals he/she has mentored.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae. 
  • No more than three (3) letters of endorsement from individuals who have been mentored by the nominee.
    • These letters should provide specific information regarding the contributions of the nominee to the individual mentored.

Nature of Award
The recipient will receive a plaque and is recognized at the Minority Issues in Gerontology Award Presentation and Reception at the Annual Scientific Meeting.

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