Agroecology Scholars Program in Research and Extension (ASPIRE)

Learn about sustainable agriculture and community food systems from a broad systems perspective, while receiving close mentorship and access to hands-on, cutting edge research and professional development training. Join us for a 10-week individualized summer research and extension experience, including a week-long tour of diverse agroecosystems across North Carolina. Participants receive a $4,000 stipend, apartment-style housing on the NC State campus, and the opportunity for post-summer travel to a scientific meeting. No previous research or extension experiences necessary.

For more information please contact:  Dr. Angel Cruz, CEFS Academic and Extension Initiatives Manager at 919-513-0954 or aecruz@ncsu.edu.

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