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Science Poster Requirements

At the end of the Fellowship period, students must, under the guidance of their faculty mentor, prepare and submit a science poster. The posters should be emailed to WiSE Program Manager, Mallory Redel, at by the conclusion of the semester in which the research was completed and will be displayed online on the USC website. While the faculty mentor will be the best source of information on the expectations, structure, and formatting of a science poster, the following websites may be useful:

How to Make an Effective Poster

Design of Scientific Posters

Advice on Designing Scientific Posters.

It is expected that the costs of printing the poster will be covered by the funds granted to faculty for supplies to support the student’s research. Students and faculty should discuss plans to print the poster at the conclusion of the student’s research.

Here are some examples of successful posters submitted by prior recent WiSE Undergraduate Award recipients: