APRU Student Poster Contest

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Current undergraduate and graduate students of any university are invited to submit a poster for the 2019 APRU Global Health Conference.

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health collaborates with Association of Pacific Rim Universities to coordinate the Global Health Program Workshop at their yearly meetings. Mellissa Withers manages the APRU Global Health Program, which seeks to foster excellence in global health research, education and university impact across APRU.


Applicant must be current undergraduate or graduate students at the time of submission. Medical students also are eligible to apply. Post-doctoral students are not eligible.

The poster must be related to global health and unpublished at the time of submission. Collaborative poster presentations are acceptable; however, the student must be the first author. Please indicate if the poster is being submitted by more than one student. Only one submission per student (as first author) is allowed.

Students must choose between entering the poster for the Student Poster Contest OR through the regular abstract submission portal to be considered for the general abstract review process.
Access the student poster submission portal »

The International Advisory Group from different APRU universities and the host university will judge the posters. A prize of $100 will be awarded for the best undergraduate and best graduate posters. Second and third place will also be selected but no cash prize will be offered.

Your submission must be received by 14 June 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific time. By submitting, you agree to have your poster included in our conference programme and on the APRU website. Winners will be announce 15 July 2019.

Learn more about the contest and the judging process »

For all questions concerning the Student Poster Contest, please contact Dr. Mellissa Withers at mwithers@usc.edu.

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