- Match students with UVM faculty and staff working directly with farmers to develop innovative approaches in support of farmer livelihoods
- Provide students with a transdisciplinary learning experience focused on developing adaptable research, leadership, and outreach skills
- Support and contribute to new and ongoing Extension outreach projects dedicated to UVM's Land Grant mission
- Help prepare students for careers and graduate education in agroecology, food systems, and extension
The AX Summer Research Fellowship is uniquely tailored for students looking to deepen their knowledge of sustainable agricultural approaches and to develop transdisciplinary research and outreach skills.
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The AX Fellowship is collaboration between UVM Extension and the Plant and Soil Science Department, and coordinated by the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative on UVM’s main campus in Burlington, VT. Fellows will be matched with mentors engaged in various agroecological extension research projects including in pest management, agronomy, vegetable/berry farming, fruit tree farming, or field crop and soil management.