To compete for student prizes, the paper or poster must meeting the following criteria:
- The competitor must be a student at the time the abstracts are due. Please indicate if graduate or undergraduate on abstract form.
- The student must be first author.
- The student must present the paper or attend the poster.
- If the student cannot attend the meeting to which an abstract has been submitted, the abstract should be withdrawn in writing no less than 5 days before the meeting. Failure to follow this policy two years in succession will disqualify the student from future competition.
- An extra copy of the abstract must be included in the mailing to the Program Chair.
- Students shall submit a written paper of their presentation, in AJP format, no greater than 10 pages in length (double-spaces). Papers must be received by May 23, 1997, and should be mailed to:
Gabriele R. Lubach, Ph.D.
Chair, ASP Education Commitee
Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center
1220 Capitol Court
Madison, WI 53715
- Students wishing a copy of their evaluations, should include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with their paper submission.
Each paper/posted will be judged with regard to the quality of the study being reported, and the quality of the presentation. The following attributes will be rated: 1) study design, 2) orginality, 3) significance, 4) organization of the presentation, 5) delivery, and 6) visual aids. Top prize is $100.
Student Prize Winners will be encouraged to submit their work to the American Journal of Primatology for publication. Prize winners will be listed in the following year's meeting edition of AJP.