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Call for Abstracts

Abstracts for poster and oral presentations are solicited from undergraduate students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors. You may present the same research in only one category, either oral or poster. Learn more about the judging criteria: Oral Presentation or Poster Presentation.

Abstract Preparation and Transmittal Process

Abstracts for posters and oral presentations must be formatted as outlined below and transmitted to The University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus. Failure to comply with all specifications may disqualify your entry.

  • Submit abstracts of 200 words or less which conform to the conventions of your field. This document may be single-spaced.
  • Provide student’s name, sponsoring institution, student’s classification, department, and faculty mentor above the abstract title and text. Be sure to indicate if the student will be presenting at either the oral or poster session on the abstract.
  • Students must send this abstract to faculty mentors and/or TLSAMP campus Principal Investigators for approval prior to submission. The approval of faculty mentors will be assumed if the faculty mentors are copied on the submission e-mail. Abstracts of presenters will be published and distributed in the Conference Proceedings as submitted and must be carefully edited prior to submission by the faculty and/or TLSAMP administrator.
  • Submit abstracts in Times 12-point font as an e-mail attachment readable by Microsoft Word to your TLSAMP site coordinator at your institution. Your site coordinator will submit your abstract.

Abstract Example

Abstract Format