- Outstanding Undergraduate Research Presentation
- Outstanding Graduate Research Presentation
- Outstanding Doctoral Research Presentation
- Adherence to presentation format requirements
- Command of information or depth of knowledge on the topic
- Strength and quality of research elements (e.g. problem, methods, conclusion, impact, etc.)
- Presentation organization and flow
- Professional delivery of presentation (e.g. verbal articulation, pace, inflection, etc.)
- Aesthetics of presentation
- Overall presentation
Nature of Award
A plaque stating the award name, name of presenting author(s), and title of presentation will be mailed to the award recipients after the Student Research Symposium concludes.
An official announcement of the award recipients will be released after the Student Research Symposium via The 2200 student newsletter, the SRS website page, SAA social media, and through a direct email to each recipient’s Mason email.