- Submissions must be original work done by the student.
- Work must have been started or significantly contributed to after January 2012.
- In many cases, projects completed as part of a class are acceptable.
- Research results without a fully completed project are acceptable.
- The top of each submission must include the student’s name, the title of the project, submission type and the name of the faculty who mentored the project (if applicable). If part of a class project, please indicate the class and the assignment.
- In addition to the project, submissions must include a 250 word or less abstract and a letter discussing your motivation for the project with any additional information that would be helpful to a general audience.
- Please attach all documents as a single MS Word or PDF file.
- If the work is in a format that cannot be submitted electronically, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time for evaluation.
- Group projects are acceptable. Please include a statement of each group member's participation in the project.
- Only one submission per student will be accepted.
- All finalists will be asked to give a poster presentation of their work and a subset of the finalists will be asked to give a 5 to 15 minute oral presentation as well.
- Presentation night will consist of one hour of oral presentations followed by one hour of poster presentations.
- Those asked to give oral presentations will be eligible to win a cash prize.