The Young Scholars Program (YSP) is a premier six-week internship program for Georgia’s high school juniors and seniors interested in exploring Science, Technology, and Math through research in agricultural, food and environmental sciences. The 2020 YSP summer internship program will be held June 1 to July 10, 2020on the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Athens, Griffin and Tifton campuses. This program is delivered through the Office of Diversity Affairs in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
The Young Scholars Program has three goals: (1) expose Georgia’s high school students to research and careers in agricultural sciences (2) recruit students to UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; and (3) increase exposure and cultivate interests in agricultural sciences among students from underrepresented minority populations. We welcome all students to apply.
Application requirements are as follows:
• Complete and submit the online application by January 31, 2020
• Two letters of recommendation from science or math teachers by January 31, 2020
• One official school transcript by January 31, 2020