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College of Graduate Studies Awards

 Spring 2019: Three Minute Thesis Competition - Prepare now to join us February 21st 2019!


Now in its fourth year, the College of Graduate Studies invites all who are completing a dissertation or thesis to participate in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT).  Designed by the University of Queensland, 3MT is a competition that measures and supports a student's capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Student presentations are held in February 2019.  View Spring 2019 3MT program guidelines

Click here to view 2018 3MT award recipients


Fall 2018:  College of Graduate Studies Awards Program

Graduate Studies Awards

Note: This awards program is no longer accepting nominees. It will open again in Fall 2019.

The College of Graduate Studies announces the 2018/2019 Graduate Student Awards Program, recognizing graduate student achievement across multiple categories with awards ranging from $250 to $500. View 2018/19 Graduate Student Awards program guidelines. Award categories include: 

  • Research and Creative Scholarship
  • Thesis and Dissertation
  • Teaching
  • Engagement and Social Justice Advocacy

Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2018 at noon. Award nominees must be current CSU graduate students or be no more than one year past graduation, and must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and be in good academic standing at the time of nomination. Award decisions are expected in December 2018.

Award winners 2018View previous award recipients:

2017/18 awards (pictured)
2016/17 awards
2015/16 awards