To be eligible for the Best Student Publication Award:
- The lead author on the paper must have been an undergraduate, M.S., or Ph.D. candidate at the time that the data were collected and analyzed and when the first draft(s) of the manuscript was completed.
- If the lead author has completed the degree on which they were working while doing the research described in the paper, they must have completed that degree no more than two years prior to the date that the paper was initially submitted.
- The lead author/student must have played a significant role in data collection, data analysis, and preparation of the manuscript.
If the lead author meets the above criteria and wishes to submit their paper for consideration, they should complete the form below and submit it, by email, to: Dr. Diane Neudorf, Chair of the Best Student Publication Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must also contact the individual who supervised the research (and who can verify the student’s eligibility) and present this individual with the criteria listed above, asking them to send a separate e-mail to the chair of the committee confirming that the applicant meets the criteria.
Further information and applications are available here