Some Topics of Discussion will include:
- Current Issues in Higher Education
- Social Justice
- Professional Development Skills
- The Graduate School Experience
Who Can Apply?
To be considered for admission to the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program, each applicant must meet the requirements listed below.
- University of Vermont sophomore entering junior year
- Identify as a member of a traditionally underrepresented or historically disenfranchised student population, including, but not limited to Black/African American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino(a), Indigenous (Native American, Alaskan, Hawaiian), Multiethnic, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or as having a disability; and
- Have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application.
Goals of UVM NUFP Program
To provide enhancement of skill sets associated with NUFP and NASPA.
- Writing, research and Presentation skills
- Ethical decision making skills
- Cultural Competency Skills
- Power and Privilege
To provide an experience in Student Affairs
- Mentor relationships
- Understanding the history, mission, purpose, institutions and structures.
- Goal setting and Evaluation
- Literature about student affairs
- Campus-based experiences
To provide an opportunity for professional development:
- Network Opportunities
- Attending conferences
- Dungy Leadership Institute, student internships and Workshops
- Explore career opportunities and graduate programs post graduation