How do I apply?

We accept online applications at the start of each school year. Applications for the 2016-17 program will be available later in the year. Please contact Beth Mercer-Taylor, program coordinator, with questions.

Who is eligible to apply for the IonE Leaders Program?

University of Minnesota undergraduate students from all disciplinary backgrounds with a passion for the environment and experience in leadership are eligible to apply.

What is the time commitment of the program?

The program is a year long. Program participants can expect to spend roughly two hours a week in program workshops, preparing for mentor meetings and completing other program requirements.

When does the program meet?

The 2016 kick-off workshop will be announced later in the year. Monthly cohort meetings take place on the first Thursday of every month.

Are the workshops and cohort meetings optional?

No, applicants admitted to the program must attend all scheduled program events. Rare exceptions can be made.