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Student Competition

Annual Student Poster Competition at the AEHS Foundation Conference

To enter, select the option for "student competition" when submitting your abstract online (entries accepted any time prior to February 19, 2024). You will receive an email auto-reply confirming your submission, then a personal reply from the Foundation within 7 days.



  • Deadline for entering student competition: February 19, 2024

  • During the conference, a committee will select the three best student poster presentations

  • Two winners will receive an award of $500 each and one will receive $1000

  • Winners will be invited to attend the event at the conference (free of charge), where the awards will be announced

  • Proof of student status in an undergraduate or graduate degree program is required (post-docs excluded)

  • Must be a current student at the time of the conference/competition (March 2024)

  • Full- or part-time students are eligible

  • Student must be both the primary author and the presenting author

  • Student must present own work

  • Contestants must be entered in the competition prior to the conference

  • Past winners may not re-enter subsequent year's competitions
     

The registration fee is waived for student presenters. Use discount code STUDENTCOMP.

Past Winners

2023

$1,000
Winner

Lilith Astete Vasquez

San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego, CA

$500
Winner

Yanet Santiago Cruz

Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Mexico

2022

$1,000
Winner

Rochelle Plaizier

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

$500
Winner

Shawn Matthews

Norwich University, Northfield , VT 

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