Youth Development & Agricultural Education

Summer Scholars Program

Thank you for your interest in the Mentoring @ Purdue (MAP) Summer Scholars Program. MAP was established in 2013 with the mission of increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities pursuing post-secondary STEM-based agricultural and life science degrees in the Purdue University, College of Agriculture.

M@P was established in 2013 with the mission of increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities pursuing post-secondary STEM-based agricultural and life science degrees in the Purdue University College of Agriculture. The Summer Scholars Program provide students with the opportunity to visit graduate departments in the College of Agriculture, engage with future faculty mentors and students, and explore research opportunities. M@P SSP selects students who have an interest in pursuing a graduate degree from Purdue University and awards these participants with an opportunity to come to our campus.

The award will cover the cost of airfare, lodging, and meals. The M@P Summer Scholars Program is available to sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Florida A&M University, North Carolina A&T State University, and University of Puerto Rico who indicate a strong interest in pursuing a master’s or doctoral level degree in the following disciplines: Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Botany & Plant Pathology, Ecological Sciences and Engineering (ESE), Entomology, Food Science, Forestry & Natural Resources, Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Natural Resources Environmental Science (NRES), Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. (PULSe), and Youth Development & Agricultural Education.

Again, thank you for your interest in the MAP Summer Scholars Program and best wishes in your pursuit of academic excellence.

Sincerely,

MAP Leadership Team