Texas Tech University

2023 Poster Competition

22nd Annual
Graduate Student Research Poster Competition

When: Thursday, March 30th 
From: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Where: Student Union Building
Red Raider Ballroom


Competition Overview:

Competition is open to current Texas Tech graduate students. Participating competitors will demonstrate their engagement in high-quality research with an ability to present this research professionally and effectively to a non-specialized audience.

The 2023 competition will be held in-person. Distance students that would like to participate will need to submit a video that does not exceed 5 minutes on their research poster for the competition. A competitor's guide with instructions, examples, and guidelines for posters, abstracts, and videos can be found here.


  • Current Texas Tech graduate students (including students in distance programs) and postdocs.

  • Posters based on any basic or applied research conducted by the graduate student/postdoc as part of his/her/their graduate education.

  • Poster presentations may contain information that has been presented at other regional or national meetings.

  • Only 1 poster/abstract is permitted for each participant.


  • Abstracts Due: Friday, March 3rdno later than 5:00 p.m.

  • Posters Due: Friday, March 10thno later than 5:00 p.m.

  • Distance Students Digital Posters & Videos Due: Friday, March 17thno later than 5:00 p.m.

  • Poster Competition Results Announced: Friday, March 31st

Please note that deadlines are firm. Production of the event program, rubrics, and printing of the posters are contingent upon abstracts and posters being submitted by the above deadlines.



The University Library will be offering workshops to help students prepare for the competition. To register, please select the links below. 

Poster Design & Presentation Workshop


Please review the competitor's guide for more information about the competition. If you have any additional questions after reviewing the competitor's guide, please contact Graduate Student Life at studentlife.gradschool@ttu.edu.