Mid-Career Award

Application Deadline

May 3, 2024

Application Instructions

Nominations must be submitted by the deadline noted above.

Before completing the online nomination form, please prepare the Nomination Documents that you will need to submit as part of this application as indicated in the Application Process section below.

To submit your nomination, please complete the Online Application.


To recognize an outstanding mid-career CAG member whose contributions have advanced knowledge and innovation aimed towards aging.




  • Member of the CAG for the last 5 years.
  • No fewer than eight, and no more than 15 years may have elapsed since the date of the applicant’s PhD or research degree and the time of submission.
  • Currently engaged in research or education in either an academic institution or practice setting.
  • Is recognized as having advanced knowledge and innovation in practice and/or education and/or research.

Application Process

  • Proof of degree
  • Description of past and current contributions towards aging and how the funds will be utilized for building capacity and innovation (maximum 500 words)
  • One letter of support (ex. from Dean or thesis supervisor) demonstrating leadership potential in research.
  • Summary CV reflecting the most important work (maximum 5 pages)
  • Budget justification (maximum 1 page)


  • The Awards Committee will make a recommendation to the Board of Directors in July.
  • The recipient will be notified in September.

Presentation of Award

  • An announcement will be made in the CAG Newsletter.
  • An official presentation will be made at the Annual Scientific and Education Meeting.

Requirements of the Recipient

  • Recipient must submit a photo and a short biographical profile for the CAG Newsletter.
  • Recipient must submit a final report to the CAG Awards Committee within 18 months following notification of award. The report should include a 1-page summary of work completed during the tenure of the award.
  • The support provided by the CAG must be acknowledged in any papers that are presented or published as a result of the work undertaken with this award.