The graduate student research symposium provides students with the opportunity to practice presentation skills on research topics or information salient to their chosen fields. This year's symposium will consist of a mixture of in person and online presentations and will take place in Hull Hall on April 7th 2022. Applications must be received no later than March 11, 2022. For general questions about the event, contact the Graduate College at

IN Person Session

To participate in the in person poster session graduate students will need to prepare a poster on a topic relevant to their studies, research that is currently being conducted, or proposals for a future project. This includes, but is not limited to, completed research, research proposals,  or creative projects. During the exhibition, faculty, staff, and students will view the displays and engage with presenters.


Distance Students, Online Students, and individuals wishing to maintain virtual distancing during this time can participate by submitting a virtual poster with a recorded 5 minute video summary. Posters must be submitted in PDF format. 

Graduate Student Symposium Application

To allow adequate time for applications to be reviewed and confirmed in a timely manner, symposium applications should be submitted online through the link below no later than March 11, 2022. Applications may be submitted at any time before this date. 

ATU Research Symposium | Student Research and Publications | Arkansas Tech University

Prize Money Amounts for Each Category: 

1st Place: $200

2nd Place: $150 

3rd Place: $100

For more information, please feel free to contact the Graduate College at (479) 968-0398 or


Past research Symposiums

2021 Research Symposium

2022 Research Symposium