College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Hispanic Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment


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The goal of the Hispanic Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment program is to increase the number of Hispanic leaders in governmental and non-governmental organizations, colleges and universities, and private industries related to agriculture and the environment.


M.S. and Ph.D. Fellowship Program that is distinguished by four overlapping and complementary strands of work:

Graduate coursework at a partner university
Research that is linked with a Hispanic community
Organizational leadership development
Policy analysis training


This program is not restricted to Hispanics. Other underrepresented groups, e.g., African-Americans and Whites with experience and special interest in working with Hispanics are invited to apply and have and will continue to be accepted in the program.