Multicultural Scholars Program

The Multicultural Scholars Program is an integrated four-year scholarship program that provides academic and social support for recipients from their senior year of high school, through their undergraduate degree program, through their transition into the workforce or graduate programs. This program is unique because it focuses on recruiting underserved students majoring in forestry. Upon completion, our scholars will be Screenshot 2024-06-05 at 1.04.35 PM.png equipped with the necessary skills to be leaders and stewards in sustainable forest management.

Key Program Elements

  • Tailored transitional programs to prepare students for collegiate academic success
  • Proactive advising, mentoring and social support
  • Rigorous academic program, with an emphasis on experiential learning
  • Professional development and leadership training
  • Faculty-mentored research training
  • Service-learning study abroad program to Costa Rica
  • Internship opportunities to enhance competitiveness for the workforce

Selection Criteria

  • Strong interest in environmental science, conservation, natural resources and forestry Screenshot 2024-06-05 at 1.07.03 PM.png
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ambition and motivation to advance your education
  • Ability to persevere in the face of obstacles
  • Ability to work well with others in a team setting
  • Financial need

How Much Scholarship Support Can I Earn?

Scholarship funding for each scholar will begin in Fall semester 2024 and continue through Spring semester 2028. Eligible Scholars will receive $18,000 per year for a four-year maximum of $72,000.