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 took place on Thursday, February 15 in Loosemore Auditorium at the Grand Rapids Pew Campus. Students, faculty, family, and community members were all in attendance as the fifteen participants presented their research in just three minutes.
The winner of the 2018 3MT Competition is Kathryn Ellens, a student in the Doctorate of Nurse Practitioner program!
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.
2018 3-Minute Thesis Competition Highlights
2018 GVSU 3MT Winners
First Place - Kathryn Ellens
Second Place - Christopher Timmer
Third Place - Sarah Thompson
People's Choice Award - Chelse Hawkins