IonE Graduate Scholars

University of Minnesota

Develop interdisciplinary skills/capacity for graduate students interested in exploring and advancing the role that the agricultural sector will play in addressing climate change. (Academic focus of program will change each year). Students develop interdisciplinary perspectives and networks related to the topical focus of the cohort.

Department/Institute/Unit: Institute on the Environment
Institution: University of Minnesota
City: St. Paul
Country: United States
State/Province: Minnesota
Program Leader(s): Megan Voorhees
Point(s) of Contact: Megan Voorhees
Contact Email(s):
Year Initiated: 2020
Currently Active: Yes
Program Scale: Campus
Participant Model: Cohort Based
Participant Eligibility: Master’s Student, Ph.D. Student
Time Commiment for Participants: 11-20 hours
Requirements for Participation: Attend biweekly meetings
Application Frequency: Yearly
Application Process: Email a statement and resume
Program Recruitment Strategies: N/A
Cost to Participant: No
Funding or Support Available to Participants: N/A
Amount or Types of Support Available to Participants (if applicable): $300 stipend upon program completion
Mentorship Model: Two faculty mentors support the cohort, and peers mentor each other.
Number of Participants in Program: 10-19
How Program is Funded: Public Grants
Other Program Partners: N/A
Number of Program Staff: 1
Is the Program Credit Bearing or Credentialing: No
Is there a Program Evaluation Conducted: Yes
Type(s) of Evaluation(s) Conducted: Basic program evaluations mid- and end of year.