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Earth Scholars

Program Overview

Earth Scholars is a student engagement program designed to enhance student-learning experiences.

The goals of the program are to:

  1. Increase student involvement in research and volunteer opportunities
  2. Disseminate information such as career advice and internships / jobs
  3. Peer-to-peer mentoring with Earth and Environmental Sciences faculty and students


  1. GPA: 2.7 or above
  2. Earth and Environmental Sciences major (no minimum hours in program required)

You must attend:

  1. Earth Scholars/Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) meetings (2 per semester)
  2. Professional Development Programs (2-3 per year)
  3. Volunteer or Research Projects (2-3 per year)

Apply here today!

For more information, please contact the following Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences faculty.

Dr. Phillip Schmutz
Assistant Professor
Building 13, Room 319

Chasidy Hobbs
Building 13, Room 222A