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The Data Incubator Fellowship

GSA: Student Research Awards

The Behavioral and Social Sciences Section presents two awards for student papers: one at the pre-dissertation level and one at the dissertation level. Eligibility at the pre-dissertation level is limited to student members enrolled in doctoral programs who do not yet have their doctorate degree. Eligibility at the dissertation level is limited to student members who are no more than 18 months post doctorate by the final submission deadline.

Who is Eligible

Applicants must be a student/ESPO member of the Behavioral and Social Sciences section.

Website Link

https://www.geron.org/membership/member-sections/behavioral-and-social-sciences-section/awards?showall=&start=4


GSA: Person-in-Training Award

The Person-in-Training Award is given to a student of the Health Sciences section for the best student paper at the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. The award is designed to encourage research and to foster interest among students in the Health Sciences section and to encourage participation in the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting.

In order to apply for this award, you must submit an abstract for the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Once the abstract has been accepted, a 1,500-word paper by the trainee (describing the research) must be submitted by the deadline below. The paper must be accompanied by a letter from the student’s advisor verifying that the submitted work is the student’s. The award is made on the basis of the paper.

Who is Eligible

Applicants must be a student member of the Health Sciences section.
Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral program and can not have their doctoral degree.

List of Specific Criteria

Applicants’ abstracts must be accepted for the Annual Scientific Meeting.

Once accepted, applicants must submit a 1,500-word paper describing the research.
The paper must be accompanied by a letter from the student’s advisor, this letter must verify the work is the applicant’s.

Website Link

https://www.geron.org/membership/member-sections/health-sciences-section/awards?showall=&start=3

Additional Notes

Self Nomination Process
In order to submit for this award, upload two copies of your paper (one blinded, one not), a letter from your advisor, and abstract control ID using the online nominations portal by July 31. Your submission must be based on your accepted abstract.


Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania: Clinical Practice

Clinical Practice
This award is given to a licensed practical nurse, registered professional nurse and an advanced practice registered nurse. Nurses nominated for this award are recognized for providing outstanding quality of patient care, superior nursing clinical skills, and extraordinary compassion. Exceptional communication skills enhance their contribution to the health needs of the community while advancing the profession.

Awards to apply for are:

  1. Clinical Practice LPN
  2. Clinical Advanced Practice RN
  3. Nurse Midwives
  4. Nurse Practicioners
  5. Certified Nurse Anesthetists
  6. Clinical Nurse Specialist
  7. Masters prepared nurses working in an advanced practice setting
  8. Clinical Practice RN
  9. Community Nurse RN or LPN
    Non-acute care, i.e. hospice/home care, parish nurse, school nurse
Website Link

https://www.nightingaleawards.org/award-categories–descriptions.html

Additional Notes

This award has been cross-listed in “Current Student External”, “Faculty External”, and “non-faculty alumni Int&Ext”


Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania: Nursing Research

Nursing Research
Research is the foundation of current nursing practice and the basis for future nursing practice. Nominees for this award are committed to excellence in nursing practice through research. These nurse researchers receive grants and publish findings that enhance nursing practice, patient care, education, and science in academic and clinical practice settings.

Website Link

https://www.nightingaleawards.org/award-categories–descriptions.html

This award has been cross-listed in “Current Student External”, and “non-faculty alumni Int&Ext”


Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania: Evidence-Based Practice Nursing

Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Curricula within the DNP framework builds on traditional graduate programs by providing education in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership, among other key areas. Nominees for this award exhibit healthcare improvements and contributions via practice and clinical scholarship; demonstrate noteworthy involvement or influence in healthcare policy and advocacy; contribute to inter-professional collaboration and improve patient and/or population health; and significantly contribute to the advancement of nursing practice.

Website Link

https://www.nightingaleawards.org/award-categories–descriptions.html

This award has been cross-listed in “Current Student External”, and “non-faculty alumni Int&Ext”


Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania: Nursing Education-Staff Development

Nursing Education
The search for knowledge holds the promise for the future. Nurse educators nominated for this award demonstrate the ability to inspire nursing students and practicing nurses. They creatively stimulate students and colleagues to pursue knowledge and skills needed to practice nursing compassionately and effectively. 2)Nursing Education – Staff Development
The emphasis is on promoting evidence-based practices within a clinical setting. An individual who strives for clinical practice excellence and shares knowledge with others.

Website Link

https://www.nightingaleawards.org/award-categories–descriptions.html

Additional Information

This award has been cross-listed in “Current Student External”, and “non-faculty alumni Int&Ext”