The 2023 program will run July 22-30.
Applications for Scholars for the Good Land 2023 are now closed. Thank you for your interest.
Scholars for the Good Land is an educational program hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for Indigenous high-school students interested learning more about majors and opportunities at UWM. We are seeking current college students (or recent graduates) to serve as paid* mentors and chaperones in each of the communities that our youth are in. The purpose of this position is to ensure that each group of youth feel connected to each other and provide mentorship regarding your higher education journey.
NOTE: rate of pay will depend on the number of youth you are mentoring and any prior experience with this program. Employment can be length of the program or a summer long opportunity. We will discuss your needs during the interview process. You must have a valid driver’s license to be hired as a mentor.
Each day you will:
*Have short classes with participants and presenters. Each day there are hands on activities presented by our partners.
*Present tool-box kits for college success (provided) and end of the day check-in with students.
*Stay in the UW-Milwaukee dorms with participants and other mentors.
*Be a responsible and trustworthy role model.