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2024 TxCFR Student Poster Competition Submissions

The Texas Council on Family Relations (TxCFR) invites students to submit poster presentations for consideration at the 2024 TxCFR Conference. Posters addressing the conference theme are encouraged, however, all posters within the field of family science and that meet the eligibility requirements are welcome. 


Eligibility:  The first author or sole author on the poster must 1) be an undergraduate or graduate student, 2) register for and attend the 2024 TxCFR Conference, and 3) must follow the required guidelines for poster submission. Posters must reference scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles to be considered for this competition. Posters may feature comprehensive reviews of literature, research proposals, or completed research studies. In addition to these basic requirements, posters will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Comprehensiveness in terms of relevant background research and theory

  • Clarity in written and oral communication

  • Structure and organization

  • Potential implications for practitioners or researchers that are current and significant



Deadline: Poster abstracts submissions must be received by December 15, 2023. Students must present their poster at the 2024 TxCFR Conference during the student poster session. Judges will be present during the session, and winners will be notified at the end of the student poster session.

Submit by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on December 15, 2023!

Student’s contact information will not be published in the conference program and will only be used for the purposes of the student poster competition. If you have questions about the poster competition, please contact TxCFR below.

If you have multiple proposals to submit, please submit each one separately.

If you have questions about your submission, please contact TxCFR using the contact form at the bottom of this page or email

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