TACES Graduate Student Posters

Saturday, November 9th from 11:30 am - 1:30pm CST

Graduate students are invited to submit an application for the 2019 TACES Graduate Student Poster competition to be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Nashville Airport Marriott, Nashville, TN. This invitation is open to Master’s and doctoral graduate students who are actively enrolled as graduate students at the time of the TCA conference/poster presentations. 

First place winner of the poster presentation will receive $100!!!! Don’t miss this opportunity!

Eligible poster presentations must be relevant to the counseling profession and may include the following:

  • Completed literature review
  • Qualitative studies that can be described in a research format
  • Master’s thesis • Doctoral dissertation
  • Counseling interventions/techniques • Independent research project
  • Completed empirical studies that have a research format (show introduction, method, results, and brief discussion)

Please return a completed Graduate Student Poster Application form to: “Poster Committee Chair” at [email protected] by Friday, September 6, 2019.

If approved, the presenting author(s) will be required to

1. Register for the TCA conference as a student (Note: you will qualify for the student discount rather than the presenter discount)
2. Provide own poster easel (Note: easels and tables are not provided by the hotel/TCA)
3. Be a TCA member at the time of the conference
4. Be present to display the poster at the TCA Conference in Nashville on Saturday, November 9th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
5. Attend the awards poster session.
Winners must be present to receive awards.

  Download Application Here

2018 Graduate Student Poster Award Winners: 


2017 Graduate Student Poster Award Winners: 

 1st place Doctoral Division:

Rheanna Kaley

 2nd place Doctoral Division:

Kristi Nobbman
Frances Ellmo
Greg Horn
Tegan Reeves
Eraina Schauss


 1st place Master’s Division:

Alena Gizdic

 2nd place Master’s Division:

Esmilsa Alford-Christiansen

Sarah Koop

Kasey Lawson

Ashley Schulte-Haslem

Jane Sosoo