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Averil Osborn Award Donation

Averil Osborn was a social gerontologist known as a life-long advocate for older people. To commemorate Averil’s life and work, the British Society of Gerontology established the BSG Averil Osborn Memorial Fund in 1994 to support innovative research and dissemination projects which directly involve older people, and to spread understanding and good practice.

To find out more about the Averil Osborn Award, How to Apply or to read more about Averil Osborn please follow these links.

The Awards Panel aims to make awards in the range of £500-£3000 each year and the fund relies solely on the generosity of donations. Any amount is gratefully received. To date over 30 projects have already been funded. To read more about previously funded project please click here

Ways you can donate

Single payments may be made by clicking on the Donate button.

Or you can make a commitment over a number of years by completing the Direct Debit form below.

Alternatively, you can send a cheque (UK only).

All donations will go directly to the BSG Averil Osborn Award Fund

Single payment donations via PayPal

We kindly ask that if you wish to make a donation, you use the Paypal Donate button below.

To make a regular donation by Direct Debit

Please fill in the form below and return to:

Averil Osborn Fund

British Society of Gerontology 

38 Forest Avenue





To donate by cheque

Cheques should be made payable to the ‘British Society of Gerontology’ and sent with the gift aid form below to:

Averil Osborn Fund
British Society of Gerontology
PO Box 2265
RH20 6BB