Texas Tech University

18th Annual Graduate School Poster Competition

Texas Tech Museum

We would like to express our appreciation to the Student Union Building for hosting this year's poster competition.

Hosted at the Student Union Ballroom
March 26th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Competition Details:

Participating students will demonstrate their engagement in high quality research; with an ability to present this research professionally and effectively to a non-specialized audience.


  • Current Texas Tech Graduate Students (including students in distance programs)
  • Posters based on any basic or applied research conducted by the graduate student as part of his/her graduate education.
  • Poster presentations may contain information that has been presented at other regional or national meetings.
  • Poster presentations cannot contain material previously used in this competition.
  • Only 1 poster/abstract is permitted for each student.

General Schedule:

February 28 11:59 pm Online abstract and poster submission deadline
March 26 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Poster Evaluation Session – Judges and Contestants Judge Registration
April 2 10:00 am - 3:oo pm Poster Evaluation Session - Distance Students Only

Call for Abstracts!

Submission link OPENS on February 1, 2019 at 8:00 am and CLOSES on February 28, 2019 at 11:59 pm. Abstracts are limited to 250 words and should contain a brief description of the research. Final poster will also be due with abstract submission. General guidelines for posters can be found here.

For more tips on posters click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Abstracts should be written for a non-specialized audience due to the interdisciplinary nature of the competition.

Entries will be limited to 150 students. The Graduate Student Research Poster Competition Committee determines the accepted entries based on abstract quality. Notification of acceptance will be made by March 8, 2019.  Only 1 poster/abstract may be submitted per student participant.

Judges Needed!

The Graduate School needs your help in judging the 18th Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition. The competition is an excellent opportunity for the Lubbock community to become involved with the Texas Tech Graduate School, and learn about what students are researching. This competition relies on community involvement and volunteers, so please donate your time and skills, and support the Graduate School by participating at the competition. Register here!

17th Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition

Event Coordinator

Cari Carter

  • Email: cari.carter@ttu.edu
  • Mail: c/o Poster Competition, PO BOX 41030, Lubbock, TX 79409-1030