Carolina Global Food Program Summer Scholars

We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2020!

These individuals will receive a maximum $5,000 summer stipend to enable an intensive summer scholarship opportunity exploring food topics via onsite fieldwork. Students may choose to work domestically or internationally and service and policy proposals will be given a high priority.

For more information please read our 2020 press release or contact

Past Scholars

Alexandria Huber UNC ’17



Alexandria wrote her senior thesis on the financial sustainability of small scale farming in Durham and Orange county.



Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme UNC ’18




Maddy spent a month in New York City and Berlin, Germany interviewing chefs who cook southern food. These interviews are now the basis for her senior thesis.


Kristen Lee UNC ’18




Kristen collected and analyzed qualitative interviews about the intergenerational and rural-to-urban food transitions of young Shanghai residents.



Maya Weinberg UNC ’19


Maya interviewed farmers in the Central Valley of Oaxaca on local agricultural practices, development and changing consumption practices.