Proposal Information

student receiving an award

Papers and Posters will be considered.

There will be Best Paper competitions in three subject areas:
  • Natural Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
For each of these, cash prizes will be given for first place ($200) and second place ($100). Students wishing to enter these competitions should email their entire paper by the deadline to Please submit your paper in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. (Note: students who will present posters at the conference may enter the competition, but a formal essay will still be required.)

For essays, email your full essay to Identify the subject area in your email. Please send your paper only after submitting the proposal.

For creative work, both the abstract and a photograph or video of the work/performance should be emailed to

Paper Contest Submission Deadline: January 23, 2023

Submit Your Proposals Here

Important: When you submit this form, you should receive a copy of your submission through the email you provided. If you do not receive an email, you may not have entered your correct email.