Submission for Award



Submission for Award





Rules and Eligibility: In addition to the above requirements, to be considered for any one of the three awards, applicants

  • must be enrolled at SHSU through the following fall semester
  • must give the submitted presentation at the URS
  • must submit the presentation by the deadline. No exceptions

Deadline to submit presentations for awards consideration: Monday, April 14, 2014


Submission Procedures:

Send your presentation as an attachment to Be sure to attach your file! You will receive a confirmation of receipt e-mail.


Criteria upon which presentations will be judged:

  • Accessibility of content to students in other disciplines
  • Level of originality of research
  • Clarity of controlling idea and effectiveness of organization
  • Clarity and effectiveness of language and expression
  • Visuals (if applicable) that enhance but do not dominate the presentation


All awards are judged by a committee made up of the Honors College Dean, Honors College Director, and URS faculty.



Note: poster and oral-media presentations that are primarily visual should include a written component when submitted so that the faculty committee has a clear sense of the presentation as a whole.




The URS is supported by the faculty and staff of the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College.


Honors College
Sam Houston State University
Box 2479
Huntsville, TX 77341-2479
(936) 294-1477


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