Urban Fellows are required to do the following:
- Attend the Monthly Lecture Series
New for 2013-2014: The lecture series will be moving to an afternoon time slot, likely from 4:10-5:50 p.m. one day per month August through April. Attendance is required to remain in the program. Speakers will address a variety of urban, growth management, and environmental issues. Half of the time will be reserved for group discussions.
- Attend 2 Brown Bag Lunches Per Semester
Brown bag lunches are regularly held throughout the semester; this program is open to non-urban fellows students and faculty across the university. All Urban Fellows are expected to attend 2 brown bag lunches per semester.
- Write a Research Paper
New for 2013-2014: All Urban Fellows students are required to write one research paper on an urban affairs issue during their tenure with the program. Students may receive 2 credit hours for writing their research paper. Papers must be of publishable quality and meet the writing requirements outlined in the program. Download the writing requirements.
- Perform 5 Hours of Community Service Each Semester
Students are required to participate in five hours of community outreach projects that address urban issues and strengthen communities each semester.
How to Apply
The Urban Fellows Program is sponsored by the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth in the College of Law. This interdisciplinary initative attracts top graduate students from a variety of departments at Georgia State University and Georgia Tech's School of City and Regional Planning. Graduate students in good standing with an interest in urban, growth management, and environmental issues are welcome to apply.
Applications for the 2013-2014 Urban Fellows Program are now being accepted. Applications are due by Monday, April 15 at 12 p.m. Applications may be emailed to Karen Johnston at email@example.com or turned in to the 4th floor reception desk in the Urban Life Building (College of Law).
Download the Program Requirements
Download an Application