The major is designed for students with a strong interest in the theory and practice of environmental issues. Each spring a maximum of 15 students will be selected for the program from a pool of applicants. Students will be chosen on the basis of prior academic performance, faculty recommendation, and an essay explaining the student's interest in the field. The program will provide students with a background for continued study in graduate and professional schools or careers in business, government, NGOs, or advocacy groups
Students should apply in the spring of their second year. ETP students are often enrolled in other degree programs at UVA, but ETP majors must demonstrate that they can fulfill the major's requirements in a timely fashion.
Students interested in becoming ETP majors should submit:
There will be rolling admissions, with applications accepted between January 15 and February 28, 2014. Completed applications must be submitted in full by February 28 to be considered. Applicants should email above materials to the ETP Program Administrator Meg Graham at meg3fz (at) virginia.edu.
For more information, contact:Meg Graham (meg3fz (at) virginia.edu);