In 2018, the AIA will present its eleventh award for the best paper authored and delivered by a graduate student. The prize will consist of books donated by exhibitors at the meeting. Papers to be considered must first be submitted to and accepted by the PAMC for either an open session or as part of a colloquium using normal criteria for acceptance. A separate committee, the Graduate Student Paper Award Committee, will evaluate papers for the award. Guidelines and criteria for consideration of papers for the award will be available here. To be eligible for the award students must identify themselves by checking the appropriate check box on the submission form and must be the sole author of the paper to be considered.
Three awards are given to the best poster presentations. The first, a check for $500, will be awarded to the presentation judged “best poster” by a panel of three judges appointed by the PAMC; the second, a check for $250, will be presented to the poster judged “first runner-up” by the panel of judges, and the third, a check for $250, will be presented to the poster deemed “Best poster designed entirely by a student or students.” Student posters are also eligible in the best poster and first runner up categories. The awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony at the 2021 Annual Meeting.
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