A new model for our Graduate Program in Public Garden Leadership
The program co-directors work with each student to develop a course of study and to identify an action project topic and approach. Students enroll in Cornell coursework during the fall and spring semesters and conduct the majority of the work on the action project between the end of the spring semester and the completion of the program.
The PGL group travels each spring break for an in-depth study at a number of public gardens. Opportunities also exist for each PGL student to work one-on-one with a Cornell Plantations staff member on a one semester project. Each student is also matched to a leader in the public garden field who serves as that student’s mentor, counseling him or her on action project, public garden issues, and career development.
Individuals accepted into the PGL program are responsible for paying the required tuition and fees. Partial scholarships are available on request.
Applications are being accepted and are due by February 1, 2016.
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