Student Awards

Student Research Awards (Sponsored by MassMutual)

Students are encouraged to submit papers for consideration of NESS Student Research Awards, sponsored by MassMutual. NESS Student Research Awards have a long history. Winners will be selected by the NESS Student Research Awards committee based on the overall quality of the research, and they will be acknowledged at the symposium and will receive a plaque in honor of their accomplishments.

The paper must not be accepted or in print for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. The student must be the first author of the paper. Award winners from previous years are not eligible for another award. Application materials should be submitted through the following form: https://forms.gle/mH75TodXvxnyqqmw5. Application materials include

  • CV
  • Letter from advisor
  • Paper (blinded and unblinded versions)

The deadline for submission is May 6, 2024. More information on previous award winners can be found on the NESS Student Research Awards page.

Student Poster Awards

Students are encouraged to submit posters for consideration of NESS Student Poster Awards. Application materials should be submitted through the following form https://forms.gle/Mo5vXvWnjSzTMEdX9, no later than May 6, 2024. If the abstract is accepted, students will be notified via email by the committee with further instructions for the poster session. More information on previous award winners can be found at https://nestat.org/posterawards/.

Note:

  • Each student is allowed to submit a paper for consideration of the student research award and at the same time to submit a poster for consideration of the student poster award. However, the student will not be eligible for consideration of the student poster award if they are a winner of the student research awards.
  • Applicants must register for onsite participation of the symposium.