3-Minute Thesis Competition

About the Event

The 3MT® competition provides a unique opportunity to share your work with the broader community in a fun and exciting format. The 3MT® competition allows graduate students to present their research in just 3 minutes with the aid of a single slide. The winner of GVSU’s 3MT® receives a $500 cash prize as well full funding to represent GVSU at the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 3MT® competition in Grand Rapids in April 2018. Other awards are as follows:

  • Second Place: $250 cash prize
  • Third Place: $100 cash prize
  • People's Choice: GVSU "swag" bag

To learn more about the MAGS 3MT® competition, click here.

The 2018 3MT will be taking place on Thursday, February 15 in Loosemore Auditorium at the Grand Rapids Pew Campus, DeVos building E, and begins at 3:30 pm.

3MT Submissions

Students completing graduate level projects, dissertations, and theses are eligible to participate in this competition.

The application requirements are as follows:

  • Current enrollment in a graduate program
  • A 350 word, double-spaced synopsis for your research
  • A written letter of support from a faculty member

The 3-Minute Thesis application is now closed.

Congratulations to our 2017 Winners!

Samantha MacKay

First Place & People's Choice Winner

Samantha MacKay

Sarah Thompson

Second Place Winner

Sarah Thompson 

*Tied with Emily Kindervater

Emily Kindervater

Second Place Winner

Emily Kindervater

*Tied with Sarah Thompson

3MT

For more information about this international competition, visit the official 3MT website



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