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Grad SLAM Participant Information

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Co-Curricular Record Approved

Hard work outside of the classroom deserves to be recognized. UC San Diego now has a Co-Curricular Record, which recognizes student involvement and skills developed on an official, validated record signed by the University Registrar.

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2021 Guidelines and Downloads

  • Guidelines for the 2021 UC San Diego Grad SLAM competition
  • PowerPoint Template
    • Deadline to submit recorded talks is Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
  • Final round will occur on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 4 p.m. 
  • UC System wide final round will occur on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 9:30am
  • Judges' ballot form for the 2021 UC San Diego competition
  • Grad SLAM FAQ Sheet

2021 Grad SLAM Prizes

All Participants

Current graduate students who submit a video of their recorded 3 minute talk by the February 16th, 2021 deadline will receive a $50 Visa gift card. 


Participants - $500

3rd Place - $1,500

2nd Place - $3,000

1st Place - $5,000