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The Gerontological Society of America ...now soliciting applications for its 1990 ...postdoctoral Fellowship Program in ...pplied Gerontology and the Student ...ellowship Program in Applied Geron...logy.
The purpose of the 3-month, summer postdoctoral fellowship is to help host agencies address problems and issues beyond their i?-house expertise or resources. The fellowship experience also provides gerontological faculty with practical research experiences, enhancing career development, knowledge development, and the ability to relate teaching to practical problems. Fellows receive a $6,500 stipend.
Criteria for fellow selection include relevant research and nonacademic experience; demonstrated understanding of the project, as well as the appropriateness and feasibility of the proposed research design; related professional skills; the degree to which the project would be compatible with the researcher's own career goals and directions; and a doctoral degree. Applications are due February 8, 1990.
The student fellowship program supports a student, faculty preceptor, and host agency in conducting a carefully delineated research project. Projects may be conducted during the summer or academic year. Students receive a $2,000 stipend.
Criteria for student fellows include enrollment in a degree-granting program; demonstrated interest in gerontology or geriatrics; demonstrated understanding of the project, and the appropriateness and feasibility of the proposed project design; related non-academic skills; and degree to which the project would be compatible with the student's academic and career goals. Applications are due February 1, 1990.
For additional information and application materials, contact Lori Simon-Rusinowitz, PhD, Director, Fellowship Programs in Applied Gerontology, Gerontological Society of America, 1275 K Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005-4006, 202-842-1275.