Sustainability Scholars

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Students will engage in a program that is committed to environmental sustainability and prepares them for sustainability-related careers. Scholars will experience these advantages:

  • Opportunity to enroll in a Scholars-only, first-year seminar that provides a fun and interesting introduction to sustainability issues.
  • Advising from a nationally renowned faculty member in the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES).
  • Opportunities for research with leading scholars on cutting-edge projects that prepare you for graduate school or the professional world.
  • Career advice/mentoring from alumni professional who works in your field of interest.
  • Admission to the five-year combined undergraduate-graduate program leading to the professional Master of Environmental Science degree (provided a 3.25 GPA is maintained).
  • Backstage passes for interaction with guest speakers, including academics, politicians, and activists who work on environmental/sustainability issues.
  • Guaranteed placement in the Environmental Awareness Living-Learning Community.
To be considered for the Sustainability Scholars Program, you must select a major in the College of Arts and Science and select one of the following Professional/Academic Areas of Interest on the Common Application: Environmental Studies and Natural Resources, Sustainability, or Urban and Regional Planning.

For more information, contact Jonathan Levy.