The EMERGE application period is open October 10 - December 9, 2016. Applicants will be notified of their selection status by December 16, 2016. The EMERGE class semester will begin on January 26, 2017 and will end on July 27, 2017. For more information regarding leadership sessions and other program information, please click here. Make plans to join the Green Resource Center for Alabama for an EMERGE interest reception on October 19, 2016. RSVP here.

EMERGE applicants should be age 26 or older living in the Birmingham, Alabama area and should demonstrate an interest in sustainability through their profession, community/civic service, or personal interests. Please completely fill out the application below to apply. If you have any questions, please email

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