Emerging Scholars Internship:
About the Internship
Just the facts.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Fort Valley State University, and Florida A&M University
The University of Georgia
$1000 per month plus a housing allowance.
June 1 - July 23
Applications are available Feb 1 from the Office of Academic Affairs,
Applications are due April 1 to your home university.
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.
The Emerging Scholars Internship is open to rising juniors and seniors from both the College of Agriculture, Home Economics and Allied Programs at Fort Valley State University and the College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture at Florida A&M University.
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 3.0 to be considered.
Applications are due April 1.
Applications are available February 1st from the Office of Academic Affairs, 102 Conner Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602-7502.
Submit application materials to your home university:
Fort Valley State University students, submit application to
Dr. Mark Latimore, Interim Dean
College of Agriculture, Home Economics and Allied Programs
Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Ft. Valley, GA 31030
Florida A&M University students, submit application to
Dr. Verian Thomas
Division of Agricultural Sciences
204 Perry Paige Bldg.
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL 323078