Mentor Application

Team-TERRA  fall 2022 and fall 2023

Please complete a mentor application to become a Team-TERRA affiliated faculty if:

  • You have a current (fall 2022) or future (fall 2023) UConn advisee who will be applying to the program, and you are NOT currently a Team-TERRA faculty affiliate.
  • You have no current or near future students who are applying to the Team-TERRA graduate fellowship program, but would like to be a Team-TERRA faculty affiliate.

The training program provides successful applicants with:

  • ONE full year of support ($34,000 stipend).
  • Tuition and fees waived
  • Subsidized health benefits
  • Access to travel funds for the duration of the program provided equitable distribution and availability of funds.

The program entails:

  • 2-year sequence of coursework
  • team, service, and hands-on training
  • a real-world internship
  • associated workshops

Successful students will learn highly sought-after skills in:

  • Risk analysis, management, and communication
  • Landscape analysis and decision support tools embedded in geographic information systems (GIS)
  • How to lead and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.

The trainees will independently complete and work toward departmental and university dissertation requirements. For more information about the UConn Team-TERRA graduate fellowship program, see Applications: Trainee Information.

Benefits for mentors include:

  • Possible fellowships for graduate advisees
  • Novel training opportunity for graduate advisees
  • Opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary research
  • Opportunities to acquire skills in risk assessment, urban systems, natural resources, and science communication
For details about the full scope of the program, please refer to the grant proposal below:

Mentor application

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