2020 Convention-Student Poster Session


Student Researchers!

Present your work at the next WPA Annual Convention

Scientific Psychology Poster Session

April 2nd, 2020
Milwaukee Marriott West, Waukesha

  • For undergraduate and graduate students and 1st year post-docs
  • Submissions from all areas within psychology are invited
  • Opportunity to have your research judged
  • Cash awards sponsored by the Wisconsin Psychology Foundation
  • Talk about your research with psychologists at the Convention
  • Enhance your employment and graduate school applications
  • Meet student researchers from other programs in the state


Winners of the Margaret Bernauer Psychology Research Award for undergraduate students will receive $300 (1st prize), $200 (2nd prize) and $100 (3rd prize). Winners of the Margaret Bernauer Psychology Research Award for graduate students and first year post-docs will receive $500 (1st prize), $300 (2nd prize) and $200 (3rd prize). Awards will be presented during the WPA Convention.

(1) Student Affiliates of WPA in good standing and (2) persons who meet the eligibility requirements for WPA and submit an application with dues payment at the time of submission. The first author must meet these requirements.

Online submission form below. Research proposals should be written in accord with APA style and must be empirical. While proposals may be submitted before data analysis is complete, data must be collected, analyzed, and interpreted for the poster presentation itself. Also, while tables and figures are expected to be features of your poster, such graphics should not be included in your proposal. Please note that proposal submissions are limited to 500 words. Please do not submit additional information to the review committee beyond what is incorporated in the poster proposal submission form. 

Poster submissions must be received by:   March 1, 2020                                                                                       
Notification of poster acceptance will be made on or before:  March 15, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Online poster submission is required. Complete the submission form below.

If you have questions, please call 608-251-1450 or email [email protected]