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Emerging Scholars Internship

The Emerging Scholars Internship is an opportunity for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including the 1890 Black Land Grant institutions to conduct research with CAES scientists and reside on the UGA Campus in Athens.

What is the Emerging Scholars Internship?

The Emerging Scholars Internship is an opportunity for students at Fort Valley State University (FVSU) and Florida A&M University (FAMU) to conduct research with CAES scientists and reside on the UGA Campus in Athens.

This 8-week program is intended for students who have an interest in research and are planning to attend graduate school in agriculture and related sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for students to receive hands-on research experience to better prepare themselves for graduate studies.

Interns will be co-mentored by faculty scientists from their home university and CAES and will be expected to prepare a scientific report of their research activities. Interns will receive a monthly stipend and housing allowance.

What does the Emerging Scholars Intern do?

The intern will be expected to:

  • Conduct supervised research on agricultural and environmental sciences.
  • Prepare a research paper summarizing the research project.
  • Make a presentation of the research findings in a professional setting.

Applicant Information

Eligibility
The Emerging Scholars Internship is open to rising juniors and seniors from HBCU's and 1890's majoring in agricultural and related sciences.  

Requirements
Interested applicants must:

  • Have a background or interest in agriculture and environmental sciences.
  • Have an interest and ability to conduct and communicate scientific research.
  • Have a strong interest in attending graduate school.
  • Have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.2 to be considered.

Application deadline:
Applications are due April 1.

Submit application materials online at:
https://secure.caes.uga.edu/CAESScholarships

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Josef M. Broder
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
jbroder@uga.edu
706-542-1611

  • CAES Office of Academic Affairs
  • 102 Conner Hall
  • Athens, Georgia 30602
  • 706-542-1611

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