Research in Aging

Research Training Opportunities

Research and Achievement Awards

Society of Clinical Geropsychology Awards

  • Distinguished Clinical Mentorship Award
    This award recognizes clinical geropsychologists who have played important roles in the clinical supervision of psychology graduate students, interns, and/or postdoctoral fellows who provide services to older adults.
  • Annual Student Paper Award Competition
    This award is for exemplary student research papers
  • M. Powell Lawton Award
    This award recognizes lifetime contribution to Clinical Geropsychology
  • Todd “TJ” McCallum Gerodiversity Awards
  • This award recognizes psychologists and psychologists-in-training in the advancement of clinical practice, training, research, advocacy, and/or public policy for marginalized older adults including but not limited to people or communities of color, women, LGBTQ+ older adults, and older adults with a disability.

APA Division 20 Awards

Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs Awards

  • Excellence in Training Award
    This award recognizes one member program per year for providing innovative training in the field.
  • Research Grant
    This award supports a project that promotes state-of-the art education and training in professional geropsychology.

Psychologists in Long Term Care Awards

APA Committee On Aging Award

  • Award for the Advancement of Psychology and Aging
    This award for outstanding achievement is presented annually to recognize psychologists and friends of psychology who have made significant contributions to the mission of the Committee on Aging (CONA).

Gerontological Society of America Research and Achievement Awards