• Students doing environmental work

    You're focused on environmental justice.

    We're here to help you make a difference.

  • Students doing environmental work

    Why should I apply?

  • As a President's Society Environment Ambassador you will learn how to make your voice heard as you work to make our neighborhood a better and more sustainable place.

    • Earn a stipend of $2,000 for participating in the program
    • Learn how to make a difference in your community through grassroots activism
    • Collaborate with local community groups and government organizations to influence change
    • Work on projects that improve the LaGuardia campus and surrounding area, such as advocating for a walk and bike-friendly campus, community gardens, and improved water quality

  • Students doing environmental work

    Am I eligible?

  • Successful applicants are highly-motivated self starters who ask questions, seek answers, and demand more of themselves every day. To be eligible, you must:

    • Be a full-time LaGuardia student taking 12 or more credits (or equivalent)
    • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
    • Make a firm commitment to attend all President's Society Environment workshops (The hours of the program are still being solidified. They are tentatively: Fridays from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M.; and once a month Fridays 1:00 - 5:00 P.M. for group work and off-campus field work)
    • Have strong interest in environmental justice and a desire to be a part of community-led solutions

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    How do I apply?

  • The President’s Society Environment program has made its final decisions for the 2020-2021 Program and is no longer accepting applications.
    A new application will be posted for the 2021-2022 Academic Year in Spring 2021.

    Contact Us


    Currently, no in-person services are available, but we are still available by email.

    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    foundationscholarship@lagcc.cuny.edu

    The LaGuardia Community College Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. To learn how charitable gifts can help students change their lives,
    go to laguardia.edu/donors.