Each undergraduate fellow will receive travel accommodations, on-campus housing and meals. In addition, participating fellows will receive an iPad and a modest stipend of $700 at the completion of the fellowship.
When you click on the “Apply to Be a Fellow” link on the right (or at the bottom on a tablet or phone), be prepared to respond to the questions below.
You may prepare answers in a word processing document and simply copy and paste answers into the appropriate sections. Please limit each response to 1500 characters.
- What is your interest in the fields of agriculture, community development, plant biology, and design?
- What aspects of the program most appeal to you? Why?
- Discuss what you hope to gain as well as contribute to the program.
- Describe any prior relevant academic, research, or work experience.
The application will ask for you to rank your first choice and second choice of the disciplines addressed by this project (Agricultural Economics and Rural Communities, Agriculture Systems and Production, Plant Biology, Design).
___ Agricultural Economics & Rural Communities
___ Agriculture Systems & Production
___ Plant Biology
___ Design & Prototyping
To complete your Application Package, you will be prompted to upload the following documents as a .PDF or .DOC:
A. Letter of Introduction, describing your interest in the Summer REEU Site at the University of Vermont and how the program will contribute to your educational and professional goals (up to 500 words)
B. One (1) page resume (educational, employment, and volunteer work experiences)
Please use the link on the right side of the project webpage to request letters from your recommenders. Be sure to confirm they have received a link to the recommendation form and that they have completed the recommendation.
Review of applications for each year’s program will begin on March 15th and continue until filled.