Undergraduate Award Criteria


Undergraduate students who present their research or creative scholarship at the Symposium will be eligible for presentation awards according to the following categories:

  • STEM (including Social Science) (1st, 2nd, 3rd Place)
    • Oral Presentations
    • Poster Presentations
  • Research and Creative Scholarship in Design, Arts and Humanities(1st, 2nd, 3rd Place)
    • Oral Presentations
    • Poster Presentations

Oral presentations will be judged on quality of content, conclusions, visual material (if appropriate), presentation style, and responses to questions and comments.

Poster presentations will be judged on quality of content, conclusions, visual material (if appropriate), presentation, originality, and significance to discipline (merit).

  • First place awards for all categories: $125
  • Second place awards: $75
  • Third place awards: $50