AgDiscovery Program

AgDiscovery Program

Program: AgDiscovery Program
Entity: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Location: Several locations
Term: Two-four weeks
Deadline: March 31, 2023

“As an AgDiscovery student, you’ll live on a college campus and learn from university professors and USDA experts, including plant and animal scientists, biotechnologists, veterinarians, wildlife biologists, and administrative professionals. You’ll gain hands-on experience through labs, workshops, and field trips; participate in character- and team-building activities; and join in many other fun and educational events.

– Meet the university of choice’s grade level requirement.
– Be available to attend the program in its entirety, including weekends and opening and closing day activities.
– Fill the online application, which requires: Parental Release Form (signed by the parent/guardian); Student Contract (signed by the applicant); a two-page essay entitled, “Why I Want to Attend the AgDiscovery Program and What I Want to Learn”; and Three Letters of Recommendation from people not related to you who know you well, on of them coming from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator.”

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