Multicultural Scholarship

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for students admitted to the low residency MPS in Leadership for Sustainability (MLS).

Application Deadline: Rolling

The Multicultural Scholarship supports graduate students from underrepresented and marginalized populations, as well as those who share a commitment to creating an inclusive and welcoming climate in RSENR and the University.  Learn more about the MLS Statement on Diversity, Power, & Privilege.

Eligibility Criteria

Preference will be given to students:

  1. from underrepresented and marginalized populations; or
  2. who have otherwise articulated high potential to contribute to the diversity, inclusivity, and positive climate of the University and RSENR; and
  3. with outstanding academic ability and professional promise as assessed by a faculty committee that will examine the application; and
  4. demonstrated financial need.


In order to apply for financial assistance, students must complete the Multicultural Scholarship Application and submit a FAFSA form through the graduate college.  Financial assistance is typically offered for a period of two years.

In order to continue to receive financial support from The Rubenstein School, a student must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and appropriate progression to degree completion. In no case may the amount of financial aid awarded to a student from all sources in a given year exceed the estimated annual costs of attending the Rubenstein School.

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