1Call for Best Student Research Awards Papers
Deadline for submission: July 17, 2013
The Southern California Chinese-American Environmental Protection
Association (SCCAEPA) is hosting the 6th International Symposium on Global
Emerging Environmental Challenges and Government Responses from August 8
through 10, 2013 at Hilton San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California. As part of
the Symposium program, SCCAEPA invites you to submit a research paper for
the 2013 Best Student Research Competition. There will be 1st prize, 2nd
and 3rd prizes winners awarded.
Topics and Eligibility
Topics are limited to research work related to environmental protection
issues. The research work may include on-going research or published after
July 2012. All degree levels (Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, or other
professional degrees) of college students are eligible. Individuals may
submit only one paper. The applicant must be the primary author of the
Submission and Format
Submission shall include:
1) A presentation in PowerPoint slides format.
2) A 400 to 600-word written summary of the research, which must include, at
a minimum: i) Synopsis of the research; ii) Objectives and goals of the
research; iii) Discussion of the work performed and results, including the
student’s specific role or contribution to the research; iv) Conclusions
3) Applicant’s updated resume.
All required materials shall ONLY be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]
org by July 10, 2013 for evaluation. The selected presentations will be
displayed as Posters at the Symposium on August 8, 2013 at Hilton San
Gabriel, 225 West Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776.
Review Process and Judging Criteria
Research project will be reviewed by a SCCAEPA student award committee. All
corresponding authors will be notified by August 5, 2013 of the result on
their submittals. The selected paper will be eligible for Poster
presentation and receipt of the awards at the Symposium. The winners must
be present to receive the award on August 8, 2013. The authors of the
selected papers will be responsible to prepare their posters on 3 ft by 4 ft
project display boards (up to three per presenter) and present them in the
designated area during the Symposium.
The research project will be reviewed and judged on the basis of the
• Relevance to the theme of environmental protection and
significance of the work to a broad audience
• Application of the academic research to the real world problems
• Originality of the work, including new concepts, innovations, or
• Scientific and technical merit
• The completeness of the project, clarity of presentation and
quality of the slides
• Student’s specific role and contribution to the project.
Please contact Student Award Committee via e-mail at b***[email protected] for