IMPORTANT DATES

Application and matriculation

Applications for the 2019-2020 cohort are now open. We will review and accept applications on a rolling basis until we fill the cohort. Apply early to guarantee your spot!

March 7, 2019 Priority application and scholarship deadline
April 15, 2019 Application deadline

Program calendar

May 20, 2019 Welcome: Two-week orientation
June 3, 2019 Program Start
Start of Capstone project course
Start of Course 1: Fundamentals
July 28, 2019 End of Course 1: Fundamentals
July 29 - August 4, 2019 One-week break
August 5, 2019 Start of Course 2: People
September 28, 2019 End of Course 2: People
September 29 - October 6, 2019 One-week break
October 7, 2019 Start of Course 3: Strategies
December 8, 2019 End of Course 3: Strategies

December 9 -
January 11, 2019

Holiday break
January 12, 2020 Start of Field Course (optional)
January 18, 2020 End of Field Course (optional)
January 19-26, 2020 One-week break
January 27, 2020 Start of Course 4: Funding
March 22, 2020 End of Course 4: Funding
March 23, 2020 Presentations for Capstone project course
May 5, 2020 End of the program

Participants who successfully complete the program receive an electronic certificate signed by the Dean of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Director of the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative.