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Welcome to the Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium

The Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium is an opportunity for COSGC students to present their current research and projects. This event provides an opportunity for students to be published in official conference proceedings as well as to compete for cash prizes - in paper, poster, and video sessions.


The 2023 Symposium is Saturday April 22, 2023

Location: TBD
In-person with virtual presentation options available


Important dates for the 2022 Symposium (2023 Dates TBD) 

March 20, 2022   Abstracts Due  (Required for ALL submissions)

April 10, 2022       Papers & Posters Due  

April 13, 2022      Papers Selected and Presenters Notified

April 20, 2022      Link to Videos due by midnight.

April 22, 2022      Presentation slides due by 2pm

April 23, 2021      Symposium Day!


 Prize Categories and Amounts*:

  •  Grand Prize (overall highest scoring paper+presentation score): $2,000
  •  Paper Session Prizes (highest scoring paper+presentation score in each session): $500/each
  •  Poster Session Top Score (highest scoring poster overall): $1,000
  •  Top Posters (highest scoring poster each category): $500/each
  •  Creative Video People's Choice Awards: $500/each

* Cash prizes are awarded per team.  Teams of multiple students share single prize amount.