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About the Sustainability Scholars Program

Program Mission

The program will provide students with opportunities to solve complex problems in the context of real-world situations and provide opportunities for students to complete experiential learning projects, such as internships, undergraduate research, study abroad, and community-based service learning projects.

Program Goals

The goal of this project is to create a Sustainability Scholars Program as a means to build institutional capacity to:

  • Goal 1 - Recruit and retain underserved populations into Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Science (FANH) programs.
  • Goal 2 - Support experiential learning opportunities for students interested in FANH fields of study.
  • Goal 3 - Develop training for faculty to improve advising and mentoring skills.