Learning Through Research

Posters on the Hill - Information for Submission

Questions about your Posters on the Hill application?  Please email: studentprograms@cur.org.

Please note: Either the institution or the advisor must have a membership prior to submission to be considered.

1) Contact Information for lead student presenter
a. Full Name
b. Email
c. Phone
d. Address
e. Home Institution (To be included on contact information page)
f. Please note, this individual should be designated as the Primary Contact, and a Student Presenter on the application.

2) Contact Information for additional student presenters
a. Full Name
b. Email
c. Phone
d. Address
e. Home Institution (To be included on contact information page)
f. Please note, these individuals should be designated as a Student Presenter on the application.

3) Contact Information and Questions for Advisors
a. Full Name
b. Title
c. Email
d. Phone
e. Address
f. Institution
g. Department
h. Is the student research submitting in the application supported directly or indirectly by federal grant funding?
i. Funding Agency, Program Officer's Name & Email, Grant number
j. Please list additional funding sources which have supported this research, both federal and non-federal.
h. Please note, these individuals should be designated as an Advisor on the application.

4) Applicant Questions for each Student Presenter:
a. Home institution (including congressional district)
b. Expected graduation date
c. Anticipated degree
d. Voting address including congressional district.
e. Biographical Information, submitted as a single paragraph and should include prior research, work experience, or volunteer experience.  (limit 250 words)
f. Narrative statement of presentation experience both to academic and to non-academic audiences, submitted as a single paragraph. (limit 250 words)
g. Did you receive funding (i.e. stipend or scholarship) to complete this research? If yes, what is that source of funding?
h. Do you receive or have you received a nationally competitive scholarship? (e.g. McNair Scholars/TRiO Support, Goldwater Scholarship, etc.) If yes, please list the name of the scholarship.

5) Congressional District:
a. Congressional District for each student and advisor, for both institution and home addresses. If
you do not know this, please reference this website: https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml

6) Title of Poster

7) Abstract (limit 250 words) Students are advised that they must submit an abstract that is written for an educated person with no experience in their field of study. The abstract should be written by the student under the guidance of the faculty mentor. Abstracts will appear as submitted in the program, and brand names may not be used.

8) Discipline Significance:  In 1-2 sentences, describe the disciplinary significance or uniqueness of your research.

9) Division for Review (Select: Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Education, Engineering, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics/Astronomy, Psychology, and Social Sciences)

10) Institution where research was performed (including address and congressional district)

11) Contact Information for government relations officer
a. Name
b. Email

12) Letter of recommendation written by advisor, on institutional letterhead, saved as pdf or word document.
(.docx is not supported)  This letter MUST be uploaded by the advisor.

Have a question about your submission?  Please check out list of frequently asked questions.