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GIS-T Student Paper Contest

GIS-T Student Paper Contest

The contest is designed to encourage university students to develop
solutions to current GIS-T issues. Students will be judged on their
ability to develop and document useful, original research based on GIS-T
issues and to relay their research results in a complete, clear, and
well-referenced paper. The winners will present their papers at the 2010
GIS-T symposium.

*_Eligibility Requirements:_*

* The applicant must be a currently enrolled student.
* Only one paper contest entry per student is acceptable.
* Willingness to attend and present at the GIS-T Conference in April
2010
* The final paper or poster must be available electronically to be
posted on the GIS-T website.

*_Submission Deadline: _**/_December 11, 2009_/*

*_Awards:_*__

We will be giving two graduate awards of $500 plus a round trip ticket
(US Continental) to Charleston, West Virginia with two nights stay and
one undergraduate award of $250 plus a round trip ticket (US
Continental) to Charleston, West Virginia with two nights stay. The
winners will also present their paper at the Student Paper session on
April 11^th , 2010 and their presentations posted to the GIS-T website.

*_Submission Guidelines:_*

Found here: http://www.gis-t.org/

*_Email Submissions or Questions to:
_* Email: Raquel.Wright@dot.gov

Papers will be judged by members of the GIS-T Planning Committee and
will be rated in the following categories:

* Significance of topic
* Literature review
* Data analyses (if applicable)
* Interpretation
* Clarity of presentation
* Validity of conclusions
* Reader interest

Students will be notified of the contest results via email no later than
March 1^st , 2010.