This award recognizes the best poster and presentation at the graduate student poster session of the annual FERA meeting. Only graduate student members of FERA are eligible to receive this award. All presenters of the poster session are automatically nominated for the award. Attendants of the poster session evaluate posters during the presentations based on a variety of criteria listed in the poster evaluation rubric. Graduate student representatives analyze the rubric scores for each poster; the poster getting the highest score on average is recognized as the best poster. The award winner is announced at the business luncheon of the FERA annual meeting.