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Three Minute Thesis Competition at W&M

Up to $1,000 in prizes!

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We've made the hard decision not to hold a 3MT Competition at W&M in 2020-21. We look forward to holding an in-person 3MT as soon as it's feasible.

In the meantime, check out our winners' videos from past 3MT events below.

What is the 3MT®?
What do I get out of it?
  • Cultivate your presentation and research communication skills;
  • Practice your ability to effectively explain your research in under three minutes, in a language appropriate for a general audience;
  • Promote your research and receive feedback from a panel of judges;
  • Celebrate the diversity of exciting research happening at W&M;
  • Win one of four prizes from a pool of $1,000!
How do I compete?
  • The competition is open to W&M graduate students from A&S, VIMS, or School of Education. Students should be able to present original research.
  • There are only 14 slots available! First come, first served. Registration details coming soon!
  • Participants will be offered a special workshop on presentation skills and a chance to receive coaching.

Questions? Contact [[sgglos, Sarah Glosson]], Director of the Graduate Center.

This event is generously supported by the Graduate Studies Advisory Board and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research.