Tuesday, February 21, 2012

AgriTREK/S​ciTREK and AgDiscover​y at Tuskegee University

Summer Program Opportunit​ies at Tuskegee University for High School Students - AgriTREK/S​ciTREK and AgDiscover​y

Tuskegee University to host high schoolers 14-17 years or 9th-12th grades (See program details) this summer through two residential programs - AgriTREK/SciTREK and AgDiscovery.

The program dates are June 9 - June 23,2012.

These USDA and NSF supported program provide high schoolers interested in science, technology engineering, agriculture, and mathematics an opportunity to perform find out about careers in these fields as well as participate in mini-research projects under the guidance of graduate student and faculty mentors in a variety of life and natural science fields, including biology, chemistry, animal science, plant science, soils sciences, engineering, and more!

There is NO COST to attend either of these programs; however, parents/guardians are responsible for bringing scholars to the program and retrieving them on the designated day and time. Students may be eligible to receive up to $200 to help defray the cost of transportation to the program. Scholars receive complimentary housing in a Tuskegee University dormitory as well as meals at the university cafeteria.

Visit the program website (http://www.tuskegee.edu/agritrek.aspx) to find out more about the programs and to obtain the program brochures, applications, FAQs, etc. Please note that there are separate application processes for each program. Individuals are encouraged to apply to both programs to increase the probability of selection.

The application deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2012.

For additional information, please contact the Program Assistant, Ms. Marilyn Hooks at mhooks@mytu.tuskegee.edu or 334-727-8453 or visit the program website indicated above.

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