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Student Scholar Symposium

Present your research to the UCF community

The Student Scholar Symposium provides an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to present their research and creative scholarship in a poster format to the UCF community during Student Research Week. The 2022 Student Scholar Symposium will be held in person in the UCF Student Union Pegasus Ballroom. Presenters will have access to a variety of opportunities for professional development during the two day conference.

Applicant criteria is available on the Eligibility page. To learn more about the process for awarding exemplary presentations, see Judging.  

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2022 (11:59 p.m.)
  • Notification of Acceptance: February 25, 2022
  • Withdrawal Deadline: March 14, 2022
  • Poster Submission Deadline: March 21, 2022
  • Communicating Your Research Worksheet Due: March 28, 2022

Student Scholar Symposium Conference Schedule

Tuesday,
March 29
 
11 AM – 2 PMEvent Registration
4 – 6 PMEvent Registration
Wednesday,
March 30
 
9:30 – 11 AMPoster Session 1 
11 AM – 12:00 PMProfessional Development Session: Building Your Personal Brand
12 – 1:30 PMPoster Session 2
1:45 – 2:30 PMReception 
2:30 – 3:30 PMStudent Research Week Celebration and Panel Discussion

The following accomplished faculty, alumni, and postdoctoral panelists will share their research experiences and the impact that research has had on their successful career paths during the panel discussion:

  • Stephen Adamo, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Psychology 
  • Jonathan Beever, Associate Professor of Ethics and Digital Culture, Director of the UCF Center for Ethics
  • Stevie Carnell, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Computer Science
  • Caroline Cheong, Assistant Professor, Department of History
  • Albert Manero II, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Limbitless Solutions
Thursday,
March 31
 
9:30 – 11 AM Poster Session 3 
11 AM – 12 PMProfessional Development Session: Coffee and Connections
12 – 1:30 PMPoster Session 4
1:30 – 2:30 PMProfessional Development Session: Funding Your Research
2:30 – 4 PMPoster Session 5 
4:15 – 5 PMAward Ceremony