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  MSU Denver Undergraduate Research Conference

Student Poster Art Contest


Calling All Creative Minds!


The Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Program is holding an art poster contest to design the ‌official conference poster for the year. 

The winner will receive a monetary prize and will have their design featured as the main marketing for the annual conference.





Conceptual Guidelines

  • Incorporate all campus colleges and schools (College of Business, College of Language, Arts and Sciences, College of Health and Applied Sciences, and School of Education)
  • Professional but eye catching
  • We want all students to feel invited to the conference
  • Conveys a theme of research, inquiry, and creative scholariship

Required Guidelines


  • MSU Denver Undergraduate Research Conference: A Symposium of Scholarly Works and Creative Projects (10th Annual or 2021 can be used along with the title)
  • Date, Time and Location (online)
  • All undergraduate majors and concentrations are encouraged to participate
  • Registration open date (January 25th, 2021)
  • Abstract Submission Deadline (March 8th, 2021)
  • Registration and conference details can be found at:


  • No predominantly white poster designs


Deadlines & Submission

  • The deadline is Nov. 1, 2020 at noon.  Please watch this site for updates.
  • Artwork needs to be emailed to in the following formats:
    • PDF. The file should be saved as a 8 ½ x 11 size.


Contest Participants

  • All art contest participants will be recognized on the Undergraduate Research Program website.


Award Winner

  • Recognition at the following:
    • Undergraduate Research Program Website
    • Campus media outlets
  • Monetary Prize
  • Your design will be displayed on all event signage, conference program, brochures, etc.


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