Thank you for your interest in entering BGSU's 2020 Three Minute Thesis competition! The priority deadline to register is Friday, January 22, 2021. Entries received after that date will be considered if space is available.

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Eligibility for entering:

  • Must be a current BGSU graduate student (part-time or full time) during the Spring semester 2021. Alumni are not eligible.
  • Have a significant amount of work completed on your thesis or dissertation. Official completion is not required.
  • Official approval of thesis/dissertation topic and committee by the Graduate College. [For information regarding this process]

“Significant amount of work” should mean that you have completed a draft of several of your chapters and completed your data collection.

It is strongly recommended that you inform your committee chair that you plan on entering the competition.

You may submit a previously completed thesis or dissertation if: (1) It was completed through a BGSU graduate program and (2) you are currently enrolled as a graduate student in a different department or degree program.

If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact is at