Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which GC students can participate?
GC students presenting their doctoral dissertation defenses in the 2018–2019 academic year in any department.
Will I receive guidance for the presentation on May 13?
Students selected will get coaching from GC faculty on how to frame and present their work in this three-minute public presentation.
Will I get an honorarium for participating?
Each participating student will receive $250. Checks will be mailed after the event to the address provided on your application.
Can I invite my friends and family to attend the May 13 event?
Each presenter will receive two reserved seats to the event. Additional friends and family are welcome to sign up through the public programs events page.
How many students will be selected?
We anticipate selecting around 15 students.
Who will be on the selection committee?
The selection committee will include GC faculty, staff, and students.