Poster Abstract Submission (Non-Competitive)

2017 Conference

Categorized into one of four categories: STEM; social sciences; humanities; professional studies.

Only those institutions that paid GPHC dues prior to submission may submit poster abstracts for consideration.

Honors administrators of institutions with more than one honors program will need to submit dues beforehand for every submitting body.

Please review the information below before submitting your Poster Submission(s).

Poster Submissions have closed.

Dates for Non-Competition Posters

  • to be submitted between November 15, 2016 and noon, February 1, 2017 by the nominating university's honors director
  • extensions cannot be granted nor can changes be made to submissions by the host institution or any other individual once received
  • February 22, 2016 student and honors director notified of Poster Presentation decision

Abstracts for Poster Presentations

  • are distinct from other presentations at GPHC
  • must be submitted only by the university honors director
  • may be made only by institutions with paid dues prior to submissions
  • administrators of institutions with more than one honors program will submit dues before hand for every submission
  • must be made in one of the four categories: STEM, social sciences, humanities, professional studies
  • will serve as evidence that candidates are in good standing with their honors program and university
  • indicate the director's advocacy of the excellence of the work

Poster Abstracts Must

  • be submitted through Poster Submission Form located at the top of this page
  • be submitted by the honors director from the nominating institution
  • come from institutions that have paid dues prior to submission
  • be fewer than 100 words (references must be used but are not included in the word count restriction)
  • when applicable, cite references using the style guide appropriate in the academic field represented
  • be formatted in readable fashion

Posters Presented at Conference Must

  • be viewed and approved by students' honors director
  • reflect critical thought (should not simply summarize)
  • be professional: no hand lettering, mechanical errors, poor illustrations
  • reflect introduction; problem statement; data collection; hypothesis; analysis; conclusion; an accompanying typed paper bibliography
  • be presented in the form of a standard 3ft x 4ft poster with display board/tripod/easel for display
  • be electronically generated and printed in advance of presenting
  • set up between 2:00 and 3:00 pm at Holiday Inn & Suites Beaumont-Plaza on March 31, 2017 in the designated room for judging


  • of approval by committee on February 22, 2017 will be sent to the student and honors director


Contact Rebekah Maxwell, Reaud Honors College Coordinator, by emailing or calling 409-880-2219 for additional information.