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AgriTREK/SciTREK Summer Institutes


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Academic Level:
High School Students

Description:
The Tuskegee University AgriTREK and SciTREK Summer Institutes are residential two -week summer outreach experiences in agricultural and related sciences, including engineering, biology, chemistry and more, that allow high school students the opportunity to gain valuable educational and career information through leadership training and experiential learning. The goals of these programs are to addressed the need to increase the pool of historically under-represented, under-served, students who will be prepared to enter and complete post-secondary studies in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and mathematics, lending to a more diverse and globally competent workforce for the 21st century. Since 2004, almost 400 high school students have participated in these programs, many of whom have obtained or are currently pursuing careers in agriculture and related sciences at universities and colleges across the country.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Tuskegee University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Agricultural Engineering
Biology
Chemistry
Crop & Soil Sciences
Entomology
Environmental Sciences
Food Science & Nutrition
Materials Science & Engineering
Natural Resources
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Animal Science
Plant Biology
Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Medicine

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)


Page last updated 1/21/2017
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