Awards will be granted to five master’s students and five doctoral students from each ESA Section (two from P-IE) to showcase their research in the Rising Stars of Entomology Award Symposium (RSEAS) at the ESA Annual Meeting. This award is intended for graduate students who are near the end of their programs. Students will have the opportunity to expand upon their research beyond the restrictive 10-minutes of the student competitions and gain valuable experience for future career presentations.
Students who present posters in the Student Competition will be evaluated in the following areas:
Students who present ten-minute oral papers in the Student Competition will be evaluated in the following areas:
Each year during the Eastern Branch Meeting, students are offered the opportunity to present their research and win valuable prizes. There are two components to the competition - ten-minute oral presentations and poster presentations.
When submitting presentations to the Student Competition, students become eligible to compete for prizes. Awards are given to the first and second place winners for each student competition session. For additional information, please select from the following:
Evaluation & Judging
Students who present ten-minute oral paper in the Extension, Outreach, and Teaching section of the Student Competition will be evaluated in the following areas: