University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

Culture Corps

How to Apply
Information for students

Culture Corps Application Process

Culture Corps Application Process

Step 1

Contact the program coordinator at to arrange a meeting. During the meeting the program coordinator will talk to you about your project ideas, the application process and program requirements

Step 2

Develop an idea for a project.

Step 3

Fill out and submit the Culture Corps application for formal review by a committee. You will be notified by email of the committee’s decision.

Step 4

Your monetary award is processed. One Stop student services will email you when your monetary award is placed into your student account.

Please note:
1. Your award will be placed into your student account, and you will have access to it there.
2. If you have an outstanding balance the money will go toward that balance.

How To Apply?

To request a meeting time with the Program Coordinator, Marina Uehara, please check here. Marina's office is located in 94 Blegen Hall, right across Papa John's on the West Bank. You will have to knock on the door as the door is locked. If none of the times work, please send an e-mail to


International Students: Contact
UMN Faculty: Contact Thorunn Bjarnadottir, Director of Intercultural Education, at or 6-4799
UMN Staff/Departments: Contact Marina Uehara, Program Coordinator for Student Engagement, at or 4-7381