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  • Students doing environmental work

    You're focused on environmental justice.

    We're here to help you make a difference.

  • Our President's Society Environment program is a year-long program that provides passionate and outspoken students the opportunity to be a part of community-led solutions and projects to address local environmental issues.

  • 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 $3,000 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 meetings
      • Team Project Work: Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please note these Tuesdays meetings are subject to change come the spring semester
      • Workshops: Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Please note the program foresees at least the first half of the program being virtual (on Zoom Meetings)
    • Have strong interest in environmental justice and a desire to be a part of community-led solutions

  • Contact Us

    Virtual Office Hours Only, Call or Email
    Monday – Friday
    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Room: E-511

    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.