The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. No Essay Compettitions will be held in 2021. Check back after April 2021 for future events.
The OSRT Education and Research Foundation Essay Competition is opened to students and registered technologists. Click on the documents below to access the Essay Rules and Criteria and Essay Judging Rubric. To participate in the Essay Competition, applicants must complete the online application form and electronically submit both the application and the essay in PDF format only.
Some suggestions for successful competition include:
- Cite your sources in AMA or APA style. Your library can help you with this, or you can find some helpful free links online, like these:
AMA Manual of Style; APA Style, I University Library
- Closely follow the stated essay rules. If rules or AMA citation are not met, your poster will be ineligible for an award.
- Determine if your essay fits the criteria for the competition by reading the judging rubric below. This is a competition that requires minimum standards for awards. Minimum standard criteria must be met to receive an award.
Click on the document links below for rules and the judging rubric.
Once you have read and understand the documents above, click the Apply Now link below to complete and submit the online application.