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young scholars internship program

Application Information

Program dates: June 2 - July 11, 2014.

YSP 2014 applications open October 15, 2013 and close January 31, 2014. Students will be notified of their selection by April 1, 2014.

View the Young Scholars Internship Brochure for eligibility and application information. Housing fees are the responsibility of the young scholar.



Young Scholars Pre-collegiate Research Conference

University of Georgia

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

July 9-11, 2014

Athens, GA


2013 Program Highlights

The 2013 Young Scholars Internship Program concluded on July 12, 2013. There were 31 students on the Athens campus, 29 students on the Griffin campus, and 17 students on the Tifton Campus. Following the application and interview process, 77 students emerged as the 2013 Young Scholars Program participants. Among the three campuses, 21 students were graduating seniors who will be attending a variety of colleges. We are proud to have 12 entering the University of Georgia, 8 of which will be in the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences.

Group photo of Athens participantsAthens Campus YSP scholars

The Young Scholars Program participants from the Athens campus visited many sites during the summer. They visited several departments in the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, as well as a field trip to Sandy Creek Nature Center.


Group photo of Griffin participants

Griffin Campus YSP scholarsParticipants in Griffin came to Athens to visit the University of Georgia. Griffin participants also went to the Noah's Ark field trip, and visited the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.


Group photo of Tifton participants

Tifton Campus YSP scholarsParticipants in Tifton experienced the UGA Tifton Campus, NESPAL, and various work areas from farm fields to greenhouses. Tifton also hosted brown bag lunches with guest speakers about ongoing research on campus.


Nine Young Scholars Receive Awards for Top Oral Presentations and Nine Receive Awards for Top Poster Presentations in 2013.


Young Scholars Program information from previous years.

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