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 4th Annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which will take place in conjunction with the annual IUP Scholars Forum and Research Week events. For 2021, this event will be held virtually.

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 Thursday, March 4, 2021. The top participants from the preliminaries will advance to the final competition which will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 during the IUP Scholars Forum.

If you would like to participate in this event, please submit a proposal via the InfoReady competition page by Monday, March 1, 2021. If you have any questions about the competition, please email Sera-Leigh Ghouralal at

Please see our list of frequently asked questions.