Eastern Branch Student Poster Competition Information

Students who present posters in the Student Competition will be evaluated in the following areas:

Scientific Content (50%) - 10 Points Each

  • Introduction & background with pertinent literature cited 
  • Objectives clearly stated and concise
  • Materials and methods (study design) clear and concise
  • Results and discussion clear, concise, and accurate
  • Significance of results to field of study

Presentation (50%) - 10 Points Each

  • Organization
    • Logical order, minimum redundancy, effective use of space, good transition between sections
  • Text, Figures, & Tables
    • Legible with large fonts, color contrast, no conflicting backgrounds
    • Text without grammatical errors; not excessively wordy
    • Effective use of figures and/or tables, coordinated with text
  • Other
    • Overall quality/appearance, innovative/creative visual display, poster flow

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