AgDiscovery Program for High School Students

The application deadline for the APHIS AgDiscovery Program is less than 13 days away!  AgDiscovery Flyer-2016 OCRDI 14Oct2015

Please pass the word onto high school students between the ages of 14 and 17 years old who are interested in science or agriculture.  This is an opportunity of a lifetime for students who are selected to participate in the program…and it looks great on future college applications!

To learn more about this unique program and the eligibility requirements, please visit the Web site for more information: www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery.

Hawaii AgDiscovery Program dates: July 10-23, 2016.

The Hawaii program, in its 6th year, will be partnering again with the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources. Students who are selected for the 2016 AgDiscovery summer program will pay only the cost of their transportation to get from home to the college campus at the start of the session and back again at the end of the session.

If you know of any students, between the ages of 14-17 years, that may be interested, please encourage them to apply!

Students will need to complete a four-page application form, write a two-page essay, and acquire three character reference letters.

Click on this link, to download a copy of the AgDiscovery brochure: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/aphis_general/2015/agdiscovery_16.pdf

 

All application packages must be received or postmarked by March 21, 2016. Deadline has been extended.

Please check out our YouTube video, showcasing Hawaii AgDiscovery students and chaperones from our 2015 program:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKUemB96c0I.
For additional information about the other AgDiscovery programs or the application process, please contact our national office at (301) 851-4199, or send an e-mail to: agdiscovery@aphis.usda.gov.  You can contact Mary Beust at mary.v.beust@aphis.usda.gov or at 808-834-3240 for more infomation.

 

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