March 09 CUNY Graduate Student Symposium Application

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) at The City College of New York (CCNY) is pleased to host the 8th Annual Graduate Student Symposium that will take place in the CCNY Great Hall on April 23rd from 5-8pm.

The symposium provides graduate students across a myriad of academic disciplines the opportunity to showcase their academic work. This year’s symposium theme is “International Year of Light”– a global initiative to raise awareness of light science and its applications in promoting sustainable development and providing solutions to global challenges in education, energy, health, and the like. GSC welcomes all graduate students to participate in the symposium.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
(1) must be a matriculated student enrolled in a masters or doctoral program at CUNY.
(2) must incorporate this year’s symposium theme into their work.
(3) must complete the online application (see below).
The deadline to submit the application is March 09, 2015 at 11:59pm. Participants will receive notification confirming receipt of their application submission. Participants who are selected to showcase their project at this year’s symposium will receive a notification on March 16, 2015.

1st Place Winners ($600)
2nd Place Winners ($500)
3rd Place Winners ($300)

Presentations that are live performances, screenings, readings, and the like are limited to 10 minutes. GSC will not provide poster stands, sound equipment, and computer cable to participants. Participants requiring these items must secure them on their own or make arrangement with the Office of Student Life and Leadership Development (OSLLD) located in CCNY NAC 1/210.



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