Virginia Tech Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability is offering early-admission scholarships for its Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) program to qualified applicants:

  • $2,000 when applications are in by May 1st
  • $1,000 for applications submitted by August 1st

This accelerated interdisciplinary program is tailored for working professionals aiming to advance to leadership roles in the environmental and sustainability fields or functions.

XMNR 2019 cohort

Study subjects include:

  • Climate Change and Adaptation
  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Water
  • Poverty and Development
  • Urban Smart Growth
  • Global Flows and Supply Chain
  • Biodiversity

The cohort meets one weekend a month in the Washington, D.C. metro area for 12 months, with independent and teamwork interval assignments online, plus a 10-day international experience.

No GRE requirement or any extra costs for out-of-state or international students. For more information, please talk to our Student Advisor Emily Talley at