Each year AGESW recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of social work and aging and celebrates achievements of its members. Nominations are now open for the following award categories:
AGESW Doctoral Student Leadership Award
The Doctoral Student Leadership Award is given to a doctoral student who has demonstrated strong leadership in social work education and aging. This person will be an emerging scholar and have demonstrated outstanding service, education and research in social work and aging through activities on campus, in social work agencies and communities and/or on the state or national levels.
Faculty Achievement Award
The Faculty Achievement Award is awarded to a faculty member who is in the early stages of career development, and will be based on the individual’s contributions and potential in this area. Indicators will include development of a line of research and scholarship in aging, a beginning presence (presentations, committee participation) in local, state, or national organizations focused on aging issues, and teaching age-related content in his/her program.
Nominations for these awards can come from anyone, and self-nominations are acceptable. Membership in AGESW is not required but is highly encouraged. AGESW members are encouraged to submit nominations. Award winners will be offered a one year free membership to AGESW.
To nominate someone please submit: Name of Nominee and Contact information, Name of Nominator and contact information, CV of Nominee, and a one page statement about why the person is being nominated for the award.
Deadline for Nominations is September 23rd, 2022.
Please submit nominations to:
Nancy Kusmaul, PhD, MSW