I. Graduate Student Fall Awards Program
Award Submissions Due by January 15, 2021 at noon
The College of Graduate Studies invites eligible graduate students to participate in the 2020/2021 Graduate Student Awards Program (Fall Semester) and the 3MT Competition (Spring Semester). The awards programs recognize graduate student achievement across multiple categories with monetary awards ranging from $250 to $500. Award categories include: Research and Creative Scholarship, Thesis and Dissertation, Teaching, Engagement and Social Justice Advocacy.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
Current CSU graduate students or no more than one year post-graduation
Request a nomination from a member of CSU Graduate Faculty
Participants must follow all Awards Guidelines linked above
II. Three Minute Thesis Awards Program
Originally developed by the University of Queensland, the Three Minute Thesis is an awards competition that enhances skills of communication and presentation. Presenting an oral communication of master's or doctoral research in three minutes or less to a non-specialist audience can be challenging to students and professionals alike. Learn how to effectively summarize your research and make a perfect pitch that is designed for all audiences.
A unique feature of the College of Graduate Studies Awards Program is that in addition to the awards competition, participants will have training and development opportunities to maximize skills in building, improving, practicing, and presenting your pitch, while gaining valuable feedback from experts and peers.
The Awards competition, hosted by the College of Graduate Studies, will be held in mid February. Monetary prizes will be awarded, $500 (first place) and $250 (runner-up). The first place winner will represent CSU in a virtual 3MT competition sponsored by the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) in March 2021.
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