Submission Guidelines for Graduate Video Research Award

Who Can Submit

Graduate Video Research Award only accepts materials created during graduate level research work conducted under the auspices of University of the Pacific. You must be or have been enrolled at University of the Pacific as a graduate student of any class level during the academic year of submission. All disciplines are eligible.

Any research involving human subjects that did not go through IRB approval in advance of data collection cannot be shared publicly or published. If such a project is selected as a winner, only the abstract will be displayed in Scholarly Commons.

Video Guidelines

  1. Make sure your video is in an acceptable format. We can accept videos in the following file formats: 3GP, ASX, AVI, F4V, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPG/MPEG, and WMV.
  2. Your video should be 3 minutes or less in length.
  3. A great presentation will tell the audience what the research is, how the researcher is doing it, what they have discovered, and why the research is significant.

How to Submit a Video

  1. Make sure your video is in an one of the acceptable formats listed above and ready for upload from your local computer.
  2. Write a title for your research video. It should differ from your manuscript's final title slightly and be more informal.
  3. Write an abstract for your video. It should be 100-300 words long. Please also select keywords. These are words that will help a user locate your video through an internet browser search.