Beginning today, and until November 30 2007 at 6pm local time, the ESA Student Section Board will be accepting the submission of logos that will represent the Student Section of Ecological Society of America. The logo will appear on the ESA Student Section website and facebook group, bi-monthly newsletter, and on various other items (e.g., t-shirts).
Creation of an image that will help to identify the Student Section of the Ecological Society of America within the ESA annual meetings and before other scientific institutions.
Any individual or group of individuals, not necessary members of the Student Section, but members of the Ecological Society of America, who identify themselves as students, comprehending from high school to the postdoctoral stage.
The submitted proposals will follow these requisites:
Submit the materials by 6pm East Coast time to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "ESA Student Section Logo Contest". Attach the file within the same email. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
As part of the logo, the words "ESA Student Section" must appear in a visible manner.
The Logo resolution will not be lower than 72 dpi; two copies will be needed: one in jpg and another in pdf format.
Together with the logo, a 100 word description of its meaning. Successful applications should try to match the meaning of the logo to the goals of the ESA Student Section (http://www.esa.org/students/).
The ESA Student Section board will narrow down the number of submissions to the best five. These will then be presented to the ESA Student Section members via email, and they will decide the winner by an anonymous email voting system. The voting period will last for two weeks, after which time votes will be counted by the ESA board and the winner and winning logo will be made public on the Student Section website and in the newsletter.
The ESA Student Section will award the creator of the winning logo with one free registration to the ESA annual meeting 2008 in Milwaukee. Additionally, the winner will be able to see the logo on our website, newsletter, and t-shirts during the forthcoming meetings and other Student Section sponsored event.
For questions and information regarding this contest, please contact us:
Christopher Moore, ESA Student Section webmaster officer
Rob Salguero-Gomez, ESA Student Section network officer