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IUSE Summer Environmental Science Program


Field and Laboratory Training in Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences.

A Program for Tribal College Science Students


    • Field Studies in Hydrology and Geosciences
    • Laboratory Research in Alternative Energy, Sustainable Living and More!
    • Free Room and Board (and a $500 stipend)
    • May 25–June 10, 2015

The UMM IUSE Environmental Science and Sustainability Summer Program is a 3-week program for Native American Tribal College students that is designed to:

  • Provide students with hands on experience with scientific techniques
  • Introduce students to academic opportunities
  • Encourage students to pursue careers in the interdisciplinary environmental sciences

The program will provide free room and board, and participants will receive $500 for incidental expenses.

Morris is a Native American Serving Institution (18% of Morris’s students are Native American) that is widely recognized as a top-tier public liberal arts college. The Morris campus was originally established as an Indian Boarding School in 1887.  When the federal government deeded the campus to the University of Minnesota a stipulation was that Native American students attend the college tuition-free. Morris is strongly committed to encouraging Native American students in STEM .

Rolling admissions for 2015 began April 1.

This program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundations Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Program (NSF / DUE-1432383).

IUSE Summer Environmental Science Program