2014 Los Angeles Environmental Forum 洛杉磯環境論壇
August 7-14, 2014 八月7日至14日
Presented by Southern California Chinese American Environmental Protection Association（SCCAEPA）由南加州中美環境保護協會（SCCAEPA）主辦
at Los Angeles San Gabriel Hilton Hotel 在洛杉磯聖蓋博市希爾頓酒店
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P.O. Box 93268, City of Industry, CA 91715 www.sccaepa.org
Call for Best Student Research Awards Papers
Deadline for submission：June 30, 2014
The Southern California Chinese-American Environmental Protection Association（SCCAEPA）is hosting the 2014 Los Angeles Environmental Forum from August 7 through 9, 2014 at Hilton San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California.
As part of the Forum program, SCCAEPA invites you to submit a research paper for the 2014 Best Student Research Competition. Prize will be awarded to the winners.
Topics and Eligibility
Topics are limited to research work related to environmental issues. The research work may include on-going research or published after July 2013. All degree levels（Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, or other professional degrees）of college students are eligible. Individuals may submit only one paper. The applicant must be the primary author of the paper. All previous award winning papers are NOT eligible to participate.
Submission and Format
Submission shall include:
1）A presentation in PowerPoint slides format.
2）A 400 to 600-word written summary of the research, which must include, at a minimum：i）Synopsis of the research; ii）Objectives and goals of the research; iii）Discussion of the work performed and results, including the student’s specific role or contribution to the research; iv）Conclusions and recommendations.
3）Applicant’s updated resume.
All required materials shall ONLY be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2014 for evaluation.
The selected presentations will be displayed as posters at the Forum on August 7, 2014 at Hilton San Gabriel, 225 West Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776.
Review Process and Judging Criteria
Research project will be reviewed by a SCCAEPA student award committee. All corresponding authors will be notified by August 1, 2014 of the result on their submittals. The selected paper will be eligible for poster presentation and receipt of the awards at the Forum. The winners must be present to receive the award on August 7, 2014. The authors of the selected papers will be responsible to prepare their posters on 3 ft by 4 ft project display boards（up to three per presenter）and present them in the designated area during the Forum.
The research project will be reviewed and judged on the basis of the following criteria:
- Relevance to the theme of environmental protection and significance of the work to a broad audience
- Application of the academic research to the real world problems
- Originality of the work, including new concepts, innovations, or data
- Scientific and technical merit
- The completeness of the project, clarity of presentation and quality of the slides
- Student’s specific role and contribution to the project.
Please contact Student Award Committee via e-mail at email@example.com for any questions.
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