Types of Admissions Accepted

  • Proposal Submission Deadline

    Friday, February 26, 2021. Apply here

  • For Poster Presentations

    Posters for the 2021 Scholars Forum will be presented in a virtual platform. More information on how to create your poster in a digital format will be forthcoming. If you are making a poster, please be mindful that posters will be limited to one slide.

    Here are some resources that may help you prepare your poster:

    For Oral Presentations

    Oral presentations for the 2021 Scholars Forum will be presented in a virtual symposium. Your presentation may be 15 minutes long, plus five minutes for questions and answers. More information on how to create your oral presentation in a digital format will be forthcoming. 

    Here are some resources that may help you prepare your presentation:

    For Performances/Exhibits

    Students in the creative arts are invited to participate in the conference by presenting visual art installations, literary readings, or performances. Performances/presentations will be for a maximum of 20 minutes, allowing for a question and answer period during that time frame.

    For Business Presentations

    The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology is holding a business case competition as part of the Scholars Forum. Interested undergraduates will receive a copy of the business case from the IUP Department of Management; please contact Joette Wisnieski (joette.wisnieski@iup.edu). After reviewing the case, students are expected to research the company, business environment, strategy, competition, and products and services and present their conclusions to an audience of business faculty members and business owners who serve as judges.

    For Art Exhibit

    The exhibition is open to undergraduate and graduate art students. Submissions are handled through the online application. An initial review is conducted by Art faculty, and selected pieces are displayed at the event.

    Award Information

    To recognize exemplary scholarly achievements, monetary prizes are awarded. Undergraduate and graduate awards will be given in these categories: Dean’s Award, Outstanding Poster Presentation, Outstanding Oral Presentation, Best Performance (College of Fine Arts), and Juried Art (College of Fine Arts).

    Day of the Event Information

    Information about the day of the event is forthcoming.