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Establishing a Junior MANRRS or Collegiate Chapter


MANRRS promotes interaction between and among its students, professional members, and other organizations and institutions. MANRRS prepares youth for leadership roles through mentoring, networking, and career development training, research competitions and the free exchange of ideas among members. For chapter advisors, MANRRS offers professional development, networking, and free exchange of ideas amongst professional members.

Membership is open to anyone with a vital interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences. Chapters are comprised of students, undergraduate and graduate. A student member is any person who is enrolled full time in an accredited educational institution and/or program leading to the award of an associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree is considered a student member.


Students have the opportunity for:

  • Access to a Diverse Career Network,
  • Professional Development,
  • Preferred Access to Top Graduate Programs,
  • Preferred Access to Top Employers,
  • Participation in Regional and National Conference Activities, and
  • Local Chapter Support.

To get started, Follow these steps


Step 1: Fill out the chapter interest form below. You will receive a follow up email with further instructions.

Junior MANRRS/Collegiate Chapter Interest Form

  • Step 2: After reviewing the follow up email and taking the necessary steps towards establishing a MANRRS Chapter, you will complete the New Chapter Application Form. Chapter advisor(s), officers, constitution, and bylaws will be required to complete this form.
  • Note: Those interested in starting a Junior MANRRS chapters will receive next steps from the Junior MANRRS Coordinator, Mr. Ian Smith (

New Collegiate Chapter Application Form