Three Minute Thesis Competition

  • Three Minute Thesis logoIUP is Proud to Introduce Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

    The School of Graduate Studies and Research is excited to announce the Annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which will take place in conjunction with the annual Graduate Scholar’s Forum and Research Week events.

    The Three Minute Thesis competition is an event for graduate students to present their original scholarship to a panel of judges in just three minutes with the aid of only one static PowerPoint slide as a visual aid.

    The preliminary competition will take place on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in the Allegheny Room of the HUB. The top participants from the preliminaries will advance to the final competition, which will take place Wednesday, April 4, 2018 during the IUP Scholars Forum Closing Ceremony.

    If you would like to participate in this event, please submit a proposal via the InfoReady competition page by Friday, February 23, 2018. If you have any questions about the competition, please e-mail Carley Smathers at 

    Please see our list of frequently asked questions.