FaST facilitates participation of Hispanic collaborative teams from a multitude of applicable disciplines ranging from agricultural science, biology, chemistry, environmental science, and ecology to economics and the social sciences focusing on rural issues.
It builds institutional capacity and capability across many disciplines and across the country at many universities.
The FaST program has the potential to expand to a nation-wide pool of applicants and placements.
Each team will submit a report to the program coordinator outlining the capacity-building outcomes of their participation in the
Faculty will demonstrate impact on their course curriculum.