I) Answer questions below. Use up to one full page per response as needed.
II) Ask two mentors to write letters of support on your behalf. Each mentor must comment on your level of interest in environmental studies, policy and governance, or international exchange, and your curiosity, maturity, resilience, perseverance and ability to function in a group.
We will begin reviewing applications on February 1st, 2014, and continue to accept applications thereafter maximum until spaces are filled. Mentors may send letters to: Admissions, Green Across the Pacific, 1594 North Orwell Road, Shoreham, VT 05770 or as a PDF to info(at)gatp.org
Read the following:
Describe one of your strong interests, hobbies or accomplishments. Include any insights that you have developed in the context of this work.
How did you become interested in environmental leadership?
What do you hope to gain from this exchange? What would you like to learn about Chinese culture and Vermont's environment?
What can you offer to others through this exchange? What aspects of life in your own culture and community are you proud of and would like to share with Chinese students?
Describe qualities that make for effective group work and communication. Why are these qualities particularly important in the context of this exchange?